What people are saying about Troutbeck Inn

Excellent stay - Rating 5/5

Very welcoming down to earth and attentive. Made our stay most enjoyable.we are already thinking about going back x

Reviewer:Danielle Ireland | Mon 5th Mar 2018

Great experience, made better by the snow - Rating 5/5

Absolutely fantastic trip to the Lakes.Accommodation was excellent, clean and comfy, hosts were very friendly and helpful and gave us tips on where to walk.All the food was amazing, I can highly recommend the Tomahawk Steak.We ate both nights in the restaurant and couldn't fault anything.Can't wait to return.

Reviewer:Joanne Bennicke | Mon 5th Mar 2018

A little gem - Rating 5/5

The hosts were lovely and very accomodating. Food was excellent. The 24 hour cooked blade of beef was devine. For breakfast I had the porridge with double cream and honey on the side. This was delicious. The room and supplies in the room were very good. We did take our dog and hamster but managed very well. The views from the inn were great. Ullswater (our favourite lake) is close by so we were able to drive down and look around. Would definately return to Troutbeck Inn. Perfect for a few days away.

Reviewer:Jenny Hardy | Sun 25th Feb 2018

\"What a find!\" - Rating 5/5

What a great find, wanted one nights accommodation and it came up trumps. Friendly couple who made us feel welcomed, plus our dog. View from bedroom stunning over the hills. Good food, and great breakfast. We will be back.


Glad you had a fab time! Hope there is a speedy recovery on the cards x

Reviewer:Alexandra Robertson | Fri 23rd Feb 2018

Friendly Hotel - Rating 5/5

Great Food, lovely people a great Experience


Thank you David, sorry for the green nail varnish!Great to have you here again.

Reviewer:David Stutley | Fri 23rd Feb 2018

Friendly staff - Rating 5/5

We arrived on a Monday evening to be welcomedby the most friendly bar man i have ever met despite been quite busy.The evening meals and breakfast were as good as promised.The room was very clean a good size and the bed gave us a good nights sleep.We will be back

Reviewer:GLENN COOPER | Fri 23rd Feb 2018

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Lovely, quaint B&B. The hosts and staff were so friendly and welcoming. They really showed an interest in our stay and visit to the Lake District. The food was outstanding especially the tomahawk steak which was superb. We would definitely stay here again and recommend a visit.

Reviewer:Brian Green | Mon 19th Feb 2018

Troutbeck- Rating 5/5

Lovely comfortable room and excellent hosts, happy to recommend the Troutbeck Inn as a great place to stay.

Reviewer:Christine Carlisle | Fri 16th Feb 2018

Troutbeck Inn, Penrith - Rating 5/5

Excellent in all respects.Many thanks.

Reviewer:Malcolm Worby | Mon 5th Feb 2018

Great stopover on way to and from Scotland- Rating 4/5

We stayed here with friends in Dec and January to break up the journey to the Highlands. We also had two dogs with us who were welcomed as much as us.The staff were friendly and the setting was justoff the A66.

Reviewer:Cathie Jones | Sat 6th Jan 2018

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Stayed here overnight. Nice room and good food.

Reviewer:ian Quinney | Wed 3rd Jan 2018

Better than ever ! - Rating 5/5

My wife and I had a most enjoyable break here last week,having stayed here previously we thought we knew what to expect,however we had not taken in to account that The Troutbeck Inn was now under new ownership. To sum up nothing with regard to the building has changed,the food is as good as it ever was,top quality and quantity,good beer,what has changed is the warm welcome that continued throughout our stay,the new owners are lovely people with expert social skills and a joy to spend some time with.Lovely break in lovely surroundings with lovely people.

Reviewer:PAUL HANKS | Sat 9th Dec 2017

excellent service, will stay again - Rating 5/5

Really well run hotel, very welcoming, dog friendly, good breakfast before we set out for a days walking and excellent evening meal

Reviewer:Michael Cheong | Mon 4th Dec 2017

Old World Values - Rating 5/5

This was my first stay at your hotel. I am a very well travelled person having spent 43 years as a sales person or what was a commercial traveller. The Troutbeck lives up to a very high standard of "How a hotel should be run". Please do not change anything as the saying goes "If not broken do not mend. Your chef needs a special review as the food is up to 5 Star level. I like a place that caters also for dogs. keep doing what you are doing now and your fame will spread.Good LuckAlan . Scotland.

Reviewer:Alan Michie | Mon 20th Nov 2017

Amazing trip!- Rating 5/5

Fabulous hotel;Spacious room with en-suite, lovely &warm, very clean, highlight was the bed, I have never ever slept on such a comfortable mattress &pillows!! Totally doggy friendly, we brought our four month old pup and even though she’s hard work was so welcome.Staff are fantastic, Nikki, Alan, Pauline &Colin, couldn’t do more to help, very accommodating and friendly. Awesome chefs, we ate like kings for the two days, and the deserts are a huge must!Straight off and back on to the A66, lots of beautiful walks are close by.Sad to be home, cannot wait to return!Thank you for a wonderful stay ☺️

Reviewer:Claire and scott | Mon 20th Nov 2017

Recent stay - Rating 5/5

Excellent good selection on both breakfast and dinner menu , clean rooms looking forward to our next stay.

Reviewer:Una fraser | Fri 17th Nov 2017

A great find - Rating 5/5

Charming friendly people, excellent food, lovely fire to sit round (in November).Just what we needed.

Reviewer:Mike Jakeways | Wed 15th Nov 2017

A good stay- Rating 5/5

After a long day In the lakesWe enjoyed a lovely stay at the troutbeck innGood food and great staffA lovely breakfast to start another long day enjoying the sites and views that the lakes offer

Reviewer:Mr David Payn | Sat 28th Oct 2017

Great Inn. Warm welcome. - Rating 5/5

We are actually a family with children who are 11 and 12. We had a lovely stay for 3 nights and used it as a base to do some local walks. The Inn is great. We had the family room which was perfect for our needs. The welcome by the owners was very warm and friendly. We ended up eating there every night as the food was really good and lots of choice. We will definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Paula Dyer | Sat 28th Oct 2017

Pleasant stay, friendly staf, nice rooms - Rating 4/5

Since 6 weeks new owners. Very good. Better make reservations,if you want a meal. Good breakfast counter

Reviewer:Jacqueline Koster | Thu 26th Oct 2017

Very friendly and lovely food - Rating 5/5

This was my third visit but first with the new owners and they did not disappoint at all, very welcoming, friendly and nothing was any trouble, the food was first class and good variety, rooms clean and comfortable and well equipped, looking forward to our next visit

Reviewer:Mrs Rivett | Sun 22nd Oct 2017

2 Night Stay - Rating 5/5

We arrived back after a two night stay. What a fabulous new team at the Troutbeck Inn, everything from arrival to departure could not be any better. First class friendly service, top marks for room and food too! Keep up the good work, we're sure everything will be a big success.

Reviewer:Jeanette Pilling | Mon 16th Oct 2017

Stayed on our way to and from the Trossachs in Scotland - Rating 4/5

We had 2 rooms, one with mum and dad, 9 week baby and a beagle! Very friendly new owners who could not do enough to accommodate us - comfortable rooms, excellent food and very baby and dog friendly.

Reviewer:Sue Shaw | Fri 6th Oct 2017

Weekend in the lakes - Rating 5/5

Had a great weekend in the Lake District,we stayed atthe Troutbeck inn for the weekend,the staff was very friendly and helpful, great food and atmosphere the rooms were very nice and clean couldn’t fault the place.looking forward to going back soon

Reviewer:Darren Banfield | Mon 2nd Oct 2017

The Troutbeck Inn Cumbria. - Rating 5/5

Would highly recommend "The Troutbeck Inn "Firstly all staff are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are very comfortable. Food is great. Location is ideal for visiting The Lakes and surrounding area. Will definitely return in the future. All in all "perfect "Thanks to all at The Troutbeck.

Reviewer:Moyra | Mon 2nd Oct 2017

Dog friendly super bar - Rating 5/5

When you arrive you are welcomed like a long lost friend rather than a hotel guest. The selection of food is more than adequate and freshly cooked for you. The grilled cod and potatoe was very well cooked and presented. There is a good selection of draft beers, I went for the wainwright a a exceptional pint. Dogs and their escorts are allowed in the bar area which is ideal for walkers 2 legged and those with four! ( dogs get spoilt). I only stayed for two nights but trying to find a reason for going back if only for the freshly cooked breakfast. Thanks for looking after me.

Reviewer:Terry Leefarr | Mon 2nd Oct 2017

Fab Stay - Rating 5/5

We stayed for one night as we were meeting up with family staying in the area. Had such a warm and friendly welcome by the owners and also let us check in early, as room was ready.Food was amazing and instead of meeting up with family, we brought them here instead, and we all ate in the on site bar/restaurant.Its under new management now who have only be there for around 6 weeks, but going on how we were welcomed and looked after it is bound to be a big success. I just wished we had stayed longer but will a million percent be back at some point.Thank you so much for our short stay and it was so nice to meet you. Take care and good luck with your new adventure.

Reviewer:Andy Taylor | Fri 29th Sep 2017

Lovely Relaxing 7 days. - Rating 4/5

It is our second visit to Troutbeck Inn.Our first introduction to the new owners, Pauline, Colin, Nicky and Alan.Also not forgetting Sue and the little girl. it is a very warm and welcoming establishment. Doing every thing to make myself (Marian), (Allen) and our dog Honey comfortable. The food was well presented and very tasty .There was a happy atmosphere at all times. Our ages and health permitting we would definitely stay at The TroutbeckInn again and will recommend it to all our friends.

Reviewer:allen rowles | Mon 18th Sep 2017

Troutbeck Stay - Rating 4/5

Stayed for 4 nights. Room clean and comfortable. Food very good. Breakfast excellent. Staff friendly. Bar very good. Price reasonable. All in all, a good country Inn.

Reviewer:Henry Morton | Sun 17th Sep 2017

Great place to stay - Rating 5/5

We went for a 3 night break with our dog and were made to feel most welcome. Our room was spacious and clean. The food was amazing, we ate there every evening and every meal was spot on. We will definitely be back. Thank You

Reviewer:Ann Chamberlin | Sat 16th Sep 2017

A good base for walkers - Rating 4/5

The inn is cosy and comfortable and run by a cheerful welcoming family. Our room was spotless, spacious and comfortable and the breakfasts were excellent. Well situated between Keswick and Penrith at the head of the road to Ullswater

Reviewer:Kate Clements | Fri 15th Sep 2017

Hotel- Rating 5/5

Very nice food ,also always made very welcome

Reviewer:Alan Mitchell | Tue 12th Sep 2017

Nice - Rating 5/5

New owners took over last week (Sep 2017). Wegathered the menu is now more pub-style but it was good. We cannot compare. Cosy and friendly feel.

Reviewer:A Beresford | Mon 11th Sep 2017

John Northey - Rating 5/5

Very friendly family team managing the Inn. Very clean, comfortable and good food. Located in perfect setting and easy access to visit our favourite places in the Lakes. We will be visiting again.

Reviewer:John Northey | Thu 7th Sep 2017

Lakes stay 17 - Rating 4/5

Lovely stay. Very charming old building. Clean and comfy room and shower room. Excellent food . Owners had only taken over the day we arrived and what lovely people they are. Wish them all the best and look forward to returning. The only reason i havent given 5 stars is because rooms are a bit tired and in need of decorating but that is something they will get round to. Im sure it will be really cosy in the winter with fires going. Bar and restaurant lovely and great that we could take the dog.


Thank you for your lovely review. We are all looking forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewer:| Mon 4th Sep 2017

One night stay - Rating 4/5

Room was clean and comfortable. Quality of evening meal was excellent.


Thank you for your lovely review

Reviewer:Leanda O\'Connell | Mon 4th Sep 2017

A well run country Inn - Rating 5/5

A pleasantly cosy Inn situated in an area most suited to car travelers but a short drive from some interesting walking routes including lake Ullswater and the Illswater Way.

Reviewer:Ms. Sarah Othman | Thu 24th Aug 2017

Enjoyed my stay - Rating 5/5

This is a really nice small hotel, with comfortable rooms, a log fire in the lounge and excellent food. A super base for walking the Lakeland fells.

Reviewer:Robert Langley | Mon 21st Aug 2017

Very Good! - Rating 5/5

Nice place to stay with excellent breakfast and nice atmosphere!

Reviewer:Sruangsan Chamornchan | Tue 15th Aug 2017

Weekend stay- Rating 4/5

Rreally Lovely staff comfortable rooms. Brilliant breakfasts.Meals in restaurantsuperb

Reviewer:Beverley Bartram | Mon 14th Aug 2017

Semi business- Rating 4/5

Warm welcome, fantastic food. Great place to stay.

Reviewer:Barbara Chadwick | Sun 6th Aug 2017

cycle coast to coast - Rating 5/5

After a bug 50 mile, 5000ft day in heavy rain, it was great to arrive quickly store bikes, have a hot shower and then have a pint by the open fire. Great food and a comfy bed with superb breakfast. Just what the cyclist needs.

Reviewer:Mark Calver | Thu 3rd Aug 2017

Holiday - Rating 5/5

Stay here before. Rooms comfy. Breakfast excellent. Really dog freindly.

Reviewer:Janet Fleming | Mon 31st Jul 2017

Great stay - Rating 5/5

Thoroughly enjoyed our two days at Troutbeck Inn. The staff were friendly and helpful. The menu was varied and interesting. The meals delicious and the room spacious.

Reviewer:Terry Warr | Sun 30th Jul 2017

Lake District mini-break- Rating 5/5

We chose Troutbeck Inn for its location between the M6 Penrith exit and Keswick. It is really comfortable, clean and value for money. Having a quiet drink after our arrival was relaxing. We enjoyed a quiet night and a huge tasty breakfast. The staff were very helpful. Next time we intendto make use of their popular restaurant.

Reviewer:Constance Hunter | Fri 28th Jul 2017

Great place to stay, excellent food! - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck Inn ticks all the boxes if you're looking for somewhere to stay to explore Ullswater, Keswick and the surrounding hills. The food really stands out, the breakfasts and dinner were all amazing.

Reviewer:Nathan Gregory | Wed 26th Jul 2017

Great stay at Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely two nights at The Troutbeck Inn.Very comfotable and great breakfasts.It was an ideal location for the North Lakes.

Reviewer:Linda Mclean | Wed 26th Jul 2017

Great place to stay, excellent food! - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck Inn ticks all the boxes if you're looking for somewhere to stay to explore Ullswater, Keswick and the surrounding hills. The food really stands out, the breakfasts and dinner were all amazing.

Reviewer:Nathan Gregory | Wed 26th Jul 2017

Troutbeck accommodation. - Rating 4/5

Had a wonder full week end at the Inn rooms perfect for a dog friendly, excellent meal in the well maintained restaurant staff very helpful could not do enough for you would return no problem.

Reviewer:John Banks | Sun 23rd Jul 2017

Brilliant stay - Rating 5/5

Once again perfect time at Troutbeck Inn, great comfort, terrific food, and excellent service all with a smile. Thanks from both of us, you can be sure that we will return again, possibly next September. best wishes Martin &Anne Adams ---22 July 2017

Reviewer:Martin Adams | Sat 22nd Jul 2017

1st night coast to coast - Rating 4/5

A lovely inn, just off main road but still very quiet and fantastic views of hills. Arriving on a bike it's the end of a long slow hill!

Reviewer:caroline Wilson | Sat 22nd Jul 2017

My stay at Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

As a mature person on my own, I was apprehensive - I need not have been.Apart from the initial problem when I was told that I was not booked in and this was quickly corrected, everything was perfect for me.The room was clean, comfortable and had everything that I needed.I didn't sample the evening meal but if it was anything like the breakfast, it would have been superb.Pleasant staff and a good position.

Reviewer:Patricia Round | Fri 21st Jul 2017

Second Visit - Rating 5/5

This was our second visit accompanied by our dog that had been made most welcome last time, both by the staff and the onsite dog. After having booked we hoped that the food would be as good as on the previous visit and we were not disappointed. You will not get better food any where and the Bacon at breakfast is the best we have ever had anywhere. The room was a bit smaller than the one we had previously but was adequate for our visit. The only negative thing was the fact that there were steps down into the bathroom and the light switch was inside the room. Having said that the shower was so large you could have fit a Sumo wrestler in it. All in all I would recommend this hotel for a visit to the Northern Lakes.

Reviewer:Mr. Trevor Dewse | Fri 21st Jul 2017

Great stay - Rating 5/5

Brief but lovely stay, food excellent, staff members helpful and nice.Will return on next visit North.

Reviewer:Jamie Wright | Sat 15th Jul 2017

Great hotel. - Rating 5/5

Booked the Troutbeck Inn as a stop over on our journey to Scotland. How lucky were we to find this gem of a hotel. On arrival the staff were very helpful and accommodating. The room was spacious and comfortable. We booked dinner and again not to be disappointed, the food was excellent and generous portions, not overly expensive either. Breakfast again was excellent and very filling.We will recommend to family and friends and definitely return when traveling back up to Scotland.5* all the way.

Reviewer:Jamie Wright | Fri 14th Jul 2017

A great stay - Rating 5/5

We had two nights here at the start of cycling the coast to coast with our support crew. The accommodation was lovely and comfortable and the food was excellent, in terms of choice, quality and value for money. The breakfasts were great and set us up for the day ahead. Would definitely stay again and thoroughly recommend.Do

Reviewer:Jane Davies | Sun 9th Jul 2017

Travellers - Rating 4/5

Very comfortable room, fantastic evening meal and excellent breakfast

Reviewer:kevin anthony Pope | Mon 3rd Jul 2017

Great location fantastic food - Rating 4/5

Stayed as a family group at the Troutbeck Inn. Everyone so helpful, extra bed provided at the last minute and dog made welcome too.Huge breakfast before our long days walk - then back for delicious supper- looking forwards to our return visit.

Reviewer:Bridget Sanders | Sun 2nd Jul 2017

Travellers- Rating 4/5

Very comfortable bedroom, evening meal superb.Full English breakfast extremely generous.Here for only one night (Saturday) will certainly return, lovely atmosphere made very welcome.

Reviewer:kevin anthony Pope | Sun 2nd Jul 2017

Very comfortable & great food, with gluten-free options - Rating 5/5

Thanks very much to everyone for very comfortable and tasty stay! The food was delicious and our room very nicely appointed. We'll be back!

Reviewer:Linda Nicholson | Tue 27th Jun 2017

Mini break - Rating 4/5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay ,Meals lovely especially the evening dinner.We felt the Inn overall requires some TLC and updating, but overall very good and we would return

Reviewer:Elizabeth Teyhan | Tue 27th Jun 2017

Found a gem - Rating 5/5

I needed a place for myself and friend, together with my dog, to stay overnight en route to Scotland from Hampshire, and this absolutely fitted the bill. Rooms very comfortable, food excellent, and very dog friendly.

Reviewer:Carolyn Williamson | Mon 26th Jun 2017

The Perfect Get Away - Rating 5/5

Went to Troutbeck Inn with girlfriend and 4 month old puppy. Very welcoming, lovely accommodation and beautiful views. The staff were great, nice little bar with a selection of ales and the food was amazing. Will definitely be returning.

Reviewer:Gavin Rickelton | Sun 25th Jun 2017

Excellent stay at Troutbeck Innt - Rating 5/5

We really enjoyed our stay at the Troutbeck Inn this weekend.We were staying for my niece's wedding nearby and the staff were really friendly and helpful particularly Rowen who was very nice to deal with. The breakfast was first class and the room very comfortable.

Reviewer:Gawen Robinson | Sun 25th Jun 2017

Overnight stop between hills. - Rating 4/5

Friendly reception,good food both Dinner &breakfast and a comfortable room.Would stay again when in the lakes.

Reviewer:Michael Slater | Thu 22nd Jun 2017

Great stop on C2C - Rating 4/5

Good food and comfortable accommodation and right on the C2C route.

Reviewer:Mrs. Penny Rathbone | Wed 21st Jun 2017

Lovely food - Rating 5/5

Really lovely food. Despite being very dishevelled from a long day walking, we were still made welcome!

Reviewer:Jillian Hill | Tue 20th Jun 2017

Anniversary get away - Rating 4/5

My husband and I stayed here for our 2nd wedding anniversary as we love walking in the lakes. It was a very comfortable stay. Clean, friendly and very welcoming. The evening meal we had on our first night was beautiful and we could not fault the breakfast both mornings,good selection and very filling. Highest compliments to the chef. Thankyou for a lovely stay.

Reviewer:Mrs. Rachel Wharton | Tue 20th Jun 2017

2 night stay - Rating 5/5

excellent stay food in the evening was top notch and the breakfast was amazing

Reviewer:Lesley Evans Was Hughes | Sun 18th Jun 2017

Very pleasant- Rating 5/5

Rooms were very well appointed. Service exceptional.Food for both dinner &breakfast was lovely. All in all a lovely stay. Only criticism is that there was only one vegetarian option on menu.

Reviewer:Annie Mason | Thu 15th Jun 2017

Super! - Rating 5/5

Highly recommended to all ages, lovely friendly staff, superb breakfast and evening meal was beautiful. Room was lovely and the bed was very comfortable. Will definitely be going again

Reviewer:Rebecca Stevenson | Sun 11th Jun 2017

Our stay at Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

We stayed at Troutbeck inn for six nights. It was a good base for Keswick and the Lakes.The room was very comfortable with a Kingsize bed. The pub was extremely clean throughout and the staff were very friendly. The breakfast was most enjoyable, the best we have ever had at other places we've stayed. We did not have evening meals because we looked at the sample menu and felt it was not for us because we like more basic home cooked food.We would return here again.

Reviewer:Mrs. mandyclayton | Fri 9th Jun 2017

Two day break - Rating 5/5

A relaxing and pleasant stay

Reviewer:Patrick Hennessey | Mon 5th Jun 2017

Excellent stay - Rating 5/5

Excellent stay - friendly staff, dog friendly, great location, lovely rooms and amazing food. We'll be back!

Reviewer:Michael Jackson | Mon 5th Jun 2017

As lovely as always - Rating 5/5

We've stayed here on a number of occasions now and it never disappoints. Comfortable clean rooms, welcoming atmosphere and super food. We do hope to return again soon.

Reviewer:Kirsty Robson | Fri 2nd Jun 2017

Fantastic food - Rating 5/5

We had a wonderful welcome at this friendly pub. The food is amazing and they catered for my gluten free diet. Would definitely recommend it. Mair

Reviewer:thomas hopkin | Wed 31st May 2017

Super stay - Rating 5/5

We thoroughly enjoyed our 1 night stay. Welcome, accomodation, dinner and breakfast were excellent

Reviewer:Judith Swann | Mon 29th May 2017

Troutbeck Inn, caters for weary traavellers - Rating 4/5

A pleasant country hotel/pub in a small hamlet . I stayed with my wife, we were made to feel welcome, the room was clean, bath and shower facilities good, good beer and breakfast. Great that our Spaniel was also welcome.

Reviewer:Alan Barrell | Sun 28th May 2017

lovely address - Rating 5/5

Excellent hotel, with very comfortable rooms.Menu is great too, and reasonably priced.

Reviewer:Eric WARBURTON | Sat 27th May 2017

Beautiful place to stay - Rating 5/5

An amazing find. The foodwas perfectly cooked, rooms clean and the decor relaxing. Please keep kippers on the menu and we will be back!!

Reviewer:Richard Noyce | Wed 24th May 2017

Brilliant little gem - Rating 5/5

Great overnight stay with smashing breakfast. Our meal on the previous night was delicious best mussels I've had in a long time

Reviewer:Kevin Challinor | Wed 24th May 2017

Peaceful retreat- Rating 5/5

Had a relaxing stay, rooms very comfy and the food was superb , dog friendly as well , would recommend

Reviewer:Michael Lawrence | Mon 22nd May 2017

Charming, friendly inn. - Rating 5/5

Charming inn and VERY nice, helpful hosts. Comfortable, quiet room. The restaurant was warm and cosy, and food was excellent.

Reviewer:Marianne Skaug | Sun 21st May 2017

Wonderful welcome- Rating 5/5

We have stayed at this hotel several times now . Every time weand our dog have received a wonderful welcome and delicious dinner. The staff are always courteous and pleasant and extremely helpful whatever your request. We highly recommend!

Reviewer:Mrs. Yvonne Buchanan | Sat 20th May 2017

Short stay - Rating 4/5

A lovely comfortable room, very pleasant helpful staff who endured our rather vocal dog. Excellent food. Would be happy to return.

Reviewer:Jill Cuss | Wed 17th May 2017

Excellent- Rating 5/5

Friendly clean and the food was outstanding .Wish it was nearer to home so that we could call in for a meal occasionally .

Reviewer:Merle Draycott | Tue 16th May 2017

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

No fault could be found with our stay. The rooms were comfortable and clean, with good views of the surrounding countryside.Breakfast was freshly cooked for you and was excellent.Dinner was of a high standard with generous portions.Staff were friendly and helpful.It was a lovely stay and great value for money.

Reviewer:Brian Minchin | Tue 16th May 2017

Excellent dog friendly inn with great food - Rating 5/5

Very pet friendly, good menu choices and food is really good

Reviewer:Lynne Martin | Sat 13th May 2017

A restful & delicious stay - Rating 4/5

Enjoyed the large double room for a good overnight sleep aided by our afternoon hike and a great evening meal at the inn. - Was impressed by the excellent quality of the food both in the evening and at breakfast and with the friendly attentive service.

Reviewer:Mr. Jeffrey Hackett | Fri 12th May 2017

Our stay at the Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

very comfortable stay for 2 nights and exceelnt food with and with good serviceThank you

Reviewer:Robert Watt | Wed 10th May 2017

Our Lakeland visit - Rating 4/5

We found the Troutbeck Inn a perfect place to stay whilst winding down from the stresses of modern life. The staff were very helpful and nothing was too much trouble. It was clean and the food was of an above average standard served by polite and efficient staff. It makes an ideal base to discover both the north and south lakes with easy road access and ample parking. All in all highly recommended

Reviewer:Simon Nicholson | Tue 9th May 2017

lovely weekend - Rating 5/5

had a wonderful few days here food was out of this world nice walking and located not far from everywhere friendly place and the dog loved it as well

Reviewer:david sparkes | Tue 9th May 2017

Amazing food - Rating 5/5

The best food I've had in months, such a cozy and chilled out wee hotel.

Reviewer:Emma Stewart | Mon 8th May 2017

Nice May 17 break - Rating 4/5

We had a nice time at Troutbeck Inn, a nice meal on our first night, comfortable room and very handy for walks around Lake Ullswater.

Reviewer:SHAUN WILLOX | Mon 8th May 2017

A tremendous time at the Troutbeck in - Rating 5/5

Great hospitality.Great food. Comfortable bed. Ideally located

Reviewer:Carolyn Burrows | Sun 7th May 2017

Lovely stay - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely coupke of nights, really helpful and a lovely breakfast cooked to perfection

Reviewer:Elizabeth Little | Fri 5th May 2017

Little mell - Rating 5/5

The cottage was lovely, clean and warm.the owner was welcoming and we really enjoyed our stay will be back again.

Reviewer:Shelly Holmes | Mon 1st May 2017

Great stay - Rating 5/5

Had a lovely quiet ,peaceful and relaxing stay . Just got to go back to work now. Thanks

Reviewer:Terence Baines | Fri 28th Apr 2017

Short break- Rating 5/5

I would just like to say how pleased and happy I was with the cottage not only was it exactly as described the cottage I found on arrival was also very clean very tidy nice fresh towels and linen on the bed and had everything you needed for a comfortable stayit was alsovery well equipped for all your needs . There is beautiful surroundings and somelovely walks for my dog and easy driving distance to All routes.On the Sunday I decided to have dinner in the troutbeck inn and what a meal it was I had a three course meal and it was absolutely superb I cannot fault the food in any way simply delicious a huge compliment to the chef .i will most defiantly be staying hear again on my next visit to the lakes ,thank you all at the troutbeck inn for a very happy comfortable stay I would happily and confidentlyrecommend this delightful place to stay to anyonethank you

Reviewer:Sally Garrett | Sun 23rd Apr 2017

Troutbeck stay - Rating 5/5

Another lovely stay at the Troutbeck Hotel, great location for Lake District, lovely hotel, excellent food, always get a friendly greeting.Will be going back.

Reviewer:David Swann | Sat 22nd Apr 2017

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Stayed just one night on business but can highly recommend this Hotel. Room spotless, comfortable and well equipped (WiFi good and free). Food excellent and service great - my request for an early breakfast was accommodated without hesitation.

Reviewer:Mr. David Rolfe | Fri 21st Apr 2017

Great place to stay. - Rating 5/5

Stayed at Troutbeck for one night on our way back from Northumberland. Very welcoming and friendly Inn. We went for larger double room and it was worth it with having dog with us. Huge bed very comfy and great views of fells ffrom window. Hotel nicely situated 5 miles from ullswater..9 miles from Keswick and Windermere 40 mins drive. Easily back on to M6 too. The meal we had in evening was fantastic could not fault it and full breakfast in morning also super. The staff were all very welcoming and polite and friendly. E did enjoy our brief stay and would definitely stay again in the future. Thank you all.

Reviewer:Mrs. Liz Hird | Wed 19th Apr 2017

Troutbeck April 2017 - Rating 4/5

We enjoyed our stay at the Troutbeck InnThe food was excellent.and the rooms were comfortable and clean.The staff were friendly and helpful. We are happy to recommend the Troutbeck and look forward to staying there again

Reviewer:Gerald Brook | Sat 15th Apr 2017

Little Mel - Rating 5/5

This is a delightful cottage. It is clean, spacious and has everything you need for an enjoyable stay. The owner is welcoming and friendly. The location is within 20 minutes of Penrith, Keswick, derwent water, ills water and glenridding - the starting point for Halvellyn. My two dogs and I really enjoyed the stay.

Reviewer:James Shawley| Wed 12th Apr 2017

Comfortable stay - Rating 4/5

Our third visit and very enjoyable as always with excellent food - thank-you

Reviewer:Janet Blair | Mon 10th Apr 2017

Another perfect stay - Rating 5/5

Thank you to all the staff at The Troutbeck Inn for another fabulous stay. Excellent food and drink, with perfect accommodation. The room was just right with quality complimentary toiletries and a really nice beverage tray. I was impressed with the Lakeland tea! Everything was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. We are looking forward to our next visit!

Reviewer:Peter Coxon | Sun 9th Apr 2017

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Very friendly and efficient staff.Food excellent. Bedroom and bathroom were clean and well equipped.I would suggest that the carpet is in need of cleaning. Really enjoyed my stay.

Reviewer:Veronica Tanner | Fri 7th Apr 2017

Great place to stay & ear. 😋 - Rating 5/5

Stayed a number of times previously (sometimes with our dogs). It has always been very good,- comfortable, relaxed, quiet &peaceful - which is exactly what I want.The rooms are clean &comfortable, well equipped.The restaurant &bar are also excellent. The food is a much higher quality than 'pub grub' however prices are very reasonable.The breakfast really good too.Finally, the service from everyone involved was great.Easy to recommend the Troutbeck Inn to anyone coming to the area.

Reviewer:Mr. Will Fawcett | Wed 5th Apr 2017

Weekend stay - Rating 5/5

Warm welcome,greatfood and beer

Reviewer:Mr. Damian Lowe | Mon 3rd Apr 2017

Highly recommended - Rating 5/5

Warm and friendly welcome, great food and service. Will definitely stay again, highly recommended.

Reviewer:Mrs. Fiona Webster | Mon 3rd Apr 2017

Wonderful oasis of calm - Rating 5/5

Just had a week here in this lovely hotel, it is welcoming and friendly, very restful. The owners have created a first class establishment and they welcome pets also, very important to many.The food is very good, hearty breakfasts of cereals, fruit, yoghurts juices, and the cooked breakfasts are really well done with a great choice, and not greasy at all. The dinner menu is excellent, with a very tempting range of dishes, none of your chips with everything here. They even have swiss ice cream. The owner is very helpful and always available without being intrusive. The hotel itself has a real country charm, from the lovely climbers on the walls to indoors the decor and paintings, make it unique. Very clean also, even the single room felt very accomodating with great views. There are also holiday cottages available.I would highly recommend The Troutbeck inn for a short break or longer stay, it is well placed for Ullswater, Keswick and northern lakes.

Reviewer:Sheila Brown | Sun 2nd Apr 2017

Highly recommended - Rating 5/5

Warm and friendly welcome, great food and service. Will definitely stay again, highly recommended.

Reviewer:Mrs. Fiona Webster | Sun 2nd Apr 2017

amazing stay - Rating 5/5

After a long day of driving the Troutbeck in was a welcome surprise.Even more pleasant a surprise was how wonderful our dinner was.We hope to come back soon!

Reviewer:Steve Millard | Sun 2nd Apr 2017

Perfect Short stay - Rating 4/5

We enjoyed a perfect 2 night stay geographically well situated for the North and Central lakes. The breakfast and evening meal are the stunning feature at the Inn. Supported by welcoming staff a warm comfortable room well stocked with toiletries and a hot drink facility.The decor is very traditional both in the bedroom and public areas. I only gave 4 stars as the shower was not the "refreshing"type required after a day out walking.

Reviewer:Andrew Barnes | Thu 30th Mar 2017

Great stay - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely stay for 2 nights! Great room, clean and tidy. All essentials provided too. The host and her staff were pleasant and friendly. We ate at the restaurant and the food was outstanding!!!!! We will definitely be coming back soon!

Reviewer:Gemma Burke | Wed 29th Mar 2017

Little Mell- Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

Stopped at Little Mell cottage for three nights which was absolutely lovely, very quaint and a great base for enjoying the Lake District! Stunning views and great walks as we came with our two dogs. Dined every night at the Troutbeck Inn which was fantastic, the food was out of this world... honestly the best I've ever tasted and very reasonably priced. Staff were wonderful, the landlady works very hard and this is testimony to how great our experience was. Thank you for a wonderful weekend!

Reviewer:Emma Turberfield | Mon 27th Mar 2017

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Ideally located for easy access to Ullswater.Appreciated the flexibility with timings for dinner and breakfast.

Reviewer:Anton Muller | Sun 26th Mar 2017

Friendly hotel- Rating 5/5

Lovely and clean good food and the bed was that comfortable I bought the same mattress

Reviewer:michael thistlethwaite | Sun 26th Mar 2017

Return visit - Rating 5/5

We booked are turn visit to the Troutbeck Inn safe in the knowledge that the accommodation would be comfortable,the food was of a high standard and delicious and the staff welcoming. I'm sure we will return for a third visit.

Reviewer:James Grimes | Thu 23rd Mar 2017

Great hospitality - Rating 5/5

The staff at The Troutbeck Inn were very friendly and cooked a lovely meal for two vegans in our group. The Inn was just what we were hoping it would be for our birthday celebration;rooms, log fire and food all great.Perfectly located for visiting The Lakes and dropping off at Penrith railway station.

Reviewer:Gary Law | Tue 21st Mar 2017

Fun weekend- Rating 5/5

We were welcomed iñto a warm cosy bar and immediately felt at home. The staff were excellent.Now to mention the food. Dinner was beautifully prepared and presented. Breakfast offered a good selection of traditional Full English served piping hot. Wonderful.Our room was comfortable clean and warm. I will recommend The Troutbeck to all my friends and family.We hope to visit again in the near future.Many thanks to all who helped making our short break such a success. Thankyou.

Reviewer:Rodney Earnshaw | Sun 19th Mar 2017

Tony & Avril - Rating 4/5

excellent food with a warm welcome

Reviewer:Anthony Lee | Fri 17th Mar 2017

Excellent - Rating 5/5

All very nice, nice room, super breakfast and such good food in the restaurant, wow, so good. We loved it and Wizz the whippet was so contented. Would strongly recommend it to anybody.

Reviewer:Mr. Andrew ELLIS | Thu 16th Mar 2017

All you could wish for! - Rating 5/5

We loved our stay at the Troutbeck. A warm welcome, very comfortable beds, the offer of a late night key and a fabulous home cooked breakfast the following morning. Five gold stars.

Reviewer:Mr. Kevin Redpath | Thu 16th Mar 2017

A delightful surprise! - Rating 5/5

Great location for exploring the beautiful wilderness. Cottages are well equipped,warm and cosy. Food served in the adjoining Troutbeck Inn is 5* prepared &cooked by a real chef. No drab pub food here,genuine tasty and hot food. A gastronomic surprise.

Reviewer:Ian Hodson | Mon 13th Mar 2017

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Excellent stay food out of the world would return anytime

Reviewer:Christina hegarty | Mon 13th Mar 2017

Brill- Rating 5/5

Fantastic place to stay friendly atmosphere and amazing food would deffo return x

Reviewer:David Barras | Sun 12th Mar 2017

Fantastic weekend - Rating 4/5

Thank you for your help with the booking at short notice. We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend stay at Troutbeck Inn, execellant food and attentive staff. Thanks again, I will not hesitate to recommend the hotel to anyone.

Reviewer:David Colman | Sun 12th Mar 2017

Wonderful - Rating 5/5

Loved every minute food exceptional would recommend to everyone

Reviewer:Christina hegarty | Fri 10th Mar 2017

A \'gem\' to be discovered - Rating 5/5

Awesome experience in every way...nestled below snow capped hills is this very well managed, tastefully decorated cosy Inn. Exceptional food which gives your taste buds a thrill every bite you take with nice clean and comfy rooms and great views. Friendly staff, w great service and perfect location for exploring the beautiful country side. Will certainly visit again. Nellie

Reviewer:Nellie Haden | Sun 5th Mar 2017

Recent stay - Rating 5/5

Comfortable room. Fabulous food. Friendly staff. Will definitely return.

Reviewer:Val Wood | Sun 5th Mar 2017

Excellent, high quality & worth a stay- Rating 4/5

This is a lovely little place to stay, in a very convenient location. The rooms are a decent size with a very comfy bed. The owners are friendly, very accommodating and make it extra special. The food is amazing! We ate there for one evening meal and it was a taste sensation. Breakfast was no dosapppintment either setting up up for a full day.We would highly recommend The Troutbeck Inn and would definitely stay there again! Thank you!

Reviewer:Robert Keniwell | Sun 26th Feb 2017

An absolute gem - Rating 5/5

We had a fabulous stay at this wonderful Inn while storm Doris was wrecking havoc elsewhere . Although we would usually stay in Keswick and have done for more than 30 years this was a great location . Very convenient to both Ullswater and Derwentwanter . The room was all we needed :clean comfortable and quiet . The food here is amazing the dinner menu matches many a Michelin star restaurant - the flavours and quality of cooking is superb . The breakfasts are perfect too . Thank you to you all at The Troutbeck Inn we will be back.

Reviewer:Farhad Kamali | Sun 26th Feb 2017

One to re-visit - Rating 4/5

Excellent food and welcoming staff.

Reviewer:Doug Counsell | Thu 23rd Feb 2017

Very pleasant stay. - Rating 5/5

Pleasant stay as usual.Very comfortable and the breakfast and evening meals were very very good!Service for breakfast and evening meal is of a very high standard and would put many much more expensive establishments to shame.Cant wait to return!

Reviewer:Stephen Simpson | Thu 23rd Feb 2017

Short stay - Rating 5/5

Very inviting, lovely people, very friendly and the food was fabulousThankyou

Reviewer:Samantha Melia | Mon 20th Feb 2017

Weekend 10-12 Feb - Rating 5/5

Returned for a second time and again an excellent choice. Accomodation and facilities first class. Food excellent.

Reviewer:Mr. JamesCobb | Sun 19th Feb 2017


A lovely relaxing weekend in a beautiful old inn. the food was amazing and the service was exceptional.will certainly be visiting againthank you for making our stay so wonderful. What a way to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary

Reviewer:Pam Parker | Sun 19th Feb 2017

Accomodating - Rating 5/5

Another excellent stay at this much recommended hotel.A last minute request for a room was accomodated by a welcoming team.The food...simply excellent.

Reviewer:Karen Pecsvaradi | Sun 19th Feb 2017

Fabulo6ys break ! - Rating 5/5

Spent a lovely weekend at the troutbeck inn! Room,food, hospitality, &location was outstanding. Easy access to local attractions, cant fault it!

Reviewer:Vanessa Woodrow | Sun 5th Feb 2017

Long weekend at the Troutbeck- Rating 5/5

Absolutely superb couldn't fault it in any wayExcellent service and the best breakfast we've ever had in a b&b

Reviewer:David Brown | Tue 31st Jan 2017

Stay at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

I enjoyed a three night stay at the Troutbeck Inn. A warm welcome, excellent food and a comfortable room.

Reviewer:Philip Margerison | Mon 30th Jan 2017

My stay- Rating 4/5

Very cosy and welcoming

Reviewer:Sophie Maria | Sun 29th Jan 2017

Weekend break - Rating 5/5

Fantastic accommodation in a lovely setting, great walks and great pub

Reviewer:Karen Platt | Mon 23rd Jan 2017

A great break - Rating 5/5

We booked a cottage at the Trout Beck which was well equip, comfortable and very welcoming after a days walking. The location is ideal and the Trout Beck Inn was warm and couldn't be more helpful. Will definitely be back soon

Reviewer:Frank Clarke | Mon 23rd Jan 2017

Great Hotel - Rating 5/5

Fantastic hotel in a great location however the highlight of our stay was the quality of food and service in the restaurant. Highly recommended

Reviewer:Mr. Paul Henbrey | Mon 23rd Jan 2017

Short break - Rating 5/5

Enjoyable 3 night break en route to Scotland. Well prepared warm cottage with all facilities. Excellent dinner menu and one of the best full breakfasts I've tasted. Would recommend this Inn and hope to return

Reviewer:Mr. Peter Sanger | Tue 10th Jan 2017

Blencathra Cottage - Rating 4/5

This was our second stay in the barn conversion cottages. They are very comfortable and well appointed with excellent views. The cottages are also well heated.It may be worth noting that the fridges do not have freezer compartments. This was speedily remedied by the owners who brought up a small freezer for us.For those of us that don't mind cooking when we are on holiday;some of the pots and pans require upgrading. The frying pans in Blencathra Cottage were very old, somewhat burnt and unusable.All other equipment was of a good standard and the owners very willing to help with any needs and requests.We enjoyed a fabulous New Year's Eve dinner at the Troutbeck in. The standard of the food and menu was very high and among the very best I have sampled.We thoroughly enjoyed both our stays and would book again.

Reviewer:Theresa Coates | Sat 7th Jan 2017

Little gem - Rating 4/5

Food was wonderful quality and shower really size fine and plenty of room for dog.The room would benefit from a lamp by the kettle and slightly better lamps for reading in bed,but all b&bs seem to be similar in this.Gorgeous views and quiet at night,nice drive to Ullswater ferry at Glenridding.

Reviewer:Sarah Worthington | Sat 7th Jan 2017

|Ideal for Lakes touring - Rating 4/5

Great view from window, spotlessly clean bath and bedroom, dream breakfasts, friendly but non intrusive staff - amazingly organised and efficient! Nice traditional bar and dining area with open fire. Radiator in room very hot, advise turn off overnight. Hot water a problem - requires patience as does moody shower. Great place for access to Lakes without the crush of main centres.

Reviewer:Wyn Bramley | Tue 3rd Jan 2017

Delightful - Rating 5/5

Lovely hotel in beautiful location. Excellent food. Will come again.

Reviewer:Mrs. Carol Etherington| Fri 30th Dec 2016

A couple of days away from the sun- Rating 4/5

Wonderful couple of days excellent with even more excellent food just a bit chilly in the bedroom

Reviewer:Trevor Astley | Wed 28th Dec 2016

Lakeland fell views - Rating 5/5

Well,arriving at the Troutbeck Inn we had a very friendly welcome by Rowan and were well looked after by the family and Staff on our Two day stay, a welcome break travelling to East Lothian.On Our previous stay the Food and Wine was so good,that we choose to stay yet again at The Troutbeck Inn and were not disappointed, Its a must stop for Travellers.Thankyou all, John and Sue.

Reviewer:John Baker | Mon 26th Dec 2016

17 Dec 16 - Rating 5/5

Really lovely stay. Room was nicely decorated and the bed was really comfy. The food we has was incredible! The quality and quantity of dinner and breakfast could not be faulted.Would definitely stay again.Thank you.

Reviewer:Abi Bagshaw | Thu 22nd Dec 2016

Relaxing overnight stay - Rating 4/5

My wife and I spent a very relaxing evening and comfortable night at Troutbeck Inn in November.We found the staff to be very pleasant and helpful and the Inn was cosy and welcoming.Our room was perfectly adequate with nice furniture and a comfortable bed and we had a lovely view.The Inn is only a 15-20 minute drive from Keswick and about 10 minutes from Lake Ullswater.The most memorable part of the stay was the food;absolutely delicious.The steak and the boeuf Bourgignon are worth a 90 minute drive alone.The very generous breakfast was also beautifully cooked. It is a shame that the breakfast was not included in the cost of the room on's website.We paid an extra £10 each.However, we will certainly return.

Reviewer:Ray Rayter | Tue 29th Nov 2016

snowy beck - Rating 4/5

We had a lovely stay at trout beck and the high light of our stayincluding the great food was it snowed made for some great walks thanks

Reviewer:Nicholas Woodhouse| Sat 26th Nov 2016

Excellent Inn- Rating 5/5

Just returned from a great short break at the Troutbeck inn, great base for Keswick and Ullswater.Lovely rooms very clean, dog friendlyExcellent breakfast and gastro food in evening, all in all a fabulous place to stay.

Reviewer:Mr. Duncan Bullough | Thu 17th Nov 2016

Well-located, good evening food and relaxation - Rating 5/5

All meals, evening and breakfast, were delicious, although nothing specifically vegitarian on the menu, if that's what you require. Rooms were clean, warm and ideal after a long day in the hills, with room to dry clothes in the en-suite and hot showers. The staff were helpful and efficient. What really made this was the cosy atmosphere:there was room to relax around the fire after dinner;and friendly other residents, including the four-legged ones!

Reviewer:Stephen Hobdell | Mon 14th Nov 2016

Troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

Both my husband and I had a lovely relaxing week end, trout beck is in an ideal location and is a lovely place, the breakfast was very nice and the food we ordered for our evening meal was delicious, I would defernatly recommend it Suzanne.

Reviewer:Mr. Suzanne Clayton| Mon 14th Nov 2016

Troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

We both had a lovely relaxing weekend, breakfast was great the food we ordered for our evening meal, was delicious would defernatly go back.

Reviewer:Mr. Suzanne Clayton| Mon 14th Nov 2016

Weekend - Rating 5/5

We had a very enjoyable stay at The Troutbeck.Warm welcome , excellent service.Comfortable rooms with viewsDining was excellent with a varied choice of menus allergies not a problem.Will definitely book again and recommend this hotel to others.

Reviewer:Roger Goldsmith | Sun 13th Nov 2016

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

A wonderful stay in warm, inviting surroundings. Delicious menu. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to visit again next year.

Reviewer:Barry Laughton | Fri 11th Nov 2016

Stay at Troutbeck 30th October 2016 - Rating 5/5

Really enjoyable stay could not find any fault whatsoever.We had our dog with us who was made as welcome as ourselves !We stayed for 1 night before travelling to Center Parcs the following week.The accommodation was excellent, the bed was lovely and comfortable and we had an excellent nights sleep.We had an evening meal which was cooked to perfection- congrats to the Chef. Again the breakfast could not be faulted and was again cooked to perfection -10++++.Rowan and her staff could not do enough for us and were very hospitable.Personally I cannot understand some of the previous reviews I have read which appear to be extremely opposite to what we experienced. Fellow guests that we spoke to all agreed that it was EXCELLENT.We will most definitely stay again.Carry on the good work Troutbeck and our best wishes for the future.

Reviewer:Diane Baker | Mon 7th Nov 2016

You won\'t find better - Rating 5/5

Stayed in the two bedroom cottage which was so relaxing.The cottage is well equipped and provides ample linen etc.It's a real home from home.The staff could not be more friendly and although we did not eat in the hotel this trip we have in the past and can highly recommend it.We will definitely be back

Reviewer:Dr. Peter Phillips | Mon 7th Nov 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Wonderful break in beautiful surroundings. Very relaxed atmosphere, excellent food and a proper pint of real ale served by lovely staff.

Reviewer:Violet Robertson | Thu 3rd Nov 2016

Weekend break- Rating 5/5

We have stayed here before and the inn is very comfortable and the food excellent. Thoroughly enjoyed our stay

Reviewer:Pauline Settle | Mon 31st Oct 2016

Great stay - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at the Troutbeck a couple of time's now as it is a half way point when we are heading south.Lovely, friendly place to stay and the food was great.

Reviewer:Nicola Waite | Sun 30th Oct 2016

Good for a stop over - Rating 4/5

Lovely Inn and the food in the evening was excellent, if not a little pricey. The dog was made very welcome in the bar area in the evening. My only down side was the bed which was a bit on the hard side.

Reviewer:Chris Block | Sun 23rd Oct 2016

Cosy - Rating 4/5

Friendly, cosy hotel, Great food and ambiance.

Reviewer:Craig Watt | Fri 21st Oct 2016

Great place to stay - Rating 4/5

Liked everything about the inn. Staff friendly, food lovely,rooms lovely with everything you could friendly too which is a bonus.loved the decor downstairs in the bar and othet rooms. Would definetly stay again and recomend to others.

Reviewer:Mrs. dawn lazenby | Wed 19th Oct 2016

Happy to recommend - Rating 5/5

Friendly, efficient staff, comfortable accommodation and excellent food. Would be happy to return.

Reviewer:Malcolm McCallum | Tue 18th Oct 2016

Troutbeck inn- Rating 5/5

We rented blencartha and it was absolutely perfect for us and our two dogs plus the troutbeck inn exceeded all expectations the menu choice is exceptional and the food definitely receives a five star rating especially as I'm coeliac which was not a problem for this establishment .we will definitely be visiting again !

Reviewer:David Moran | Mon 17th Oct 2016

Lovely food - Rating 4/5

Just back from stay at Troutbeck Inn. Very welcoming and efficient staff. Lovely food with fast service, enjoyable log fires

Reviewer:Mr. David Smith | Mon 17th Oct 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Our return visit was just as enyoyable as our first. A beautiful place to stay.Thank you.

Reviewer:Beatrix Taylor | Fri 14th Oct 2016

fab stay - Rating 5/5

First time in the lake district and couldn't have picked a better place to stay. The welcome and the room were first class, but food was magnificent. Many thanks to all

Reviewer:Hugh Thomas | Thu 13th Oct 2016

Great food and location - Rating 5/5

Easy to reach from M6, and close to northern lakes for walking and exploring. Excellent cooked breakfast, and delicious evening meals, with pots of tea, drinks at the cosy bar in between. Good sized bedrooms with showers. Staff were well organised and looked after our group very well.

Reviewer:Ann Morrison | Tue 11th Oct 2016

Lovely relaxed stay - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely long weekend stay in the glorious part of the country. Food at breakfast and dinner was gorgeous and the attention to detail perfect. Very clean and calm Inn with superb service. Can highly recommend.

Reviewer:Helen Williams | Mon 10th Oct 2016

Midweek night away - Rating 4/5

Stayed for one night DBB in early October.Brought our dog and made to feel very welcome and able to eat in a pseudo restaurant part of the bar, separate from proper restaurant area.Food excellent and plenty of it.Good bar choice;wine and real ale.Room a good size.En-suite and electric shower let the bathroom down.Bathroom needs updated really.Coffee/tea in room OK, but coffee is instant Nescafé;fresh coffee and cafetière would have been better, with option for fresh milk.Not cheap, but on a par with other local places we also stayed.

Reviewer:Mr. Iain Corrigan | Sat 8th Oct 2016

Return visit - Rating 5/5


Reviewer:George Fleming | Sat 8th Oct 2016

wonderful alway\'s - Rating 5/5

My husband and I have stayed here a couple of times. It is an excellent base for exploring the area . The room's are comfortable ' very clean and tastefully decorated .There is a delicious and filling breakfast awaiting for you in the relaxing dining area. The restaurant food is wonderful, well worth a visit . We will be back , Thank you Rowan

Reviewer:Gillian Bennett | Mon 3rd Oct 2016

My Stay at The Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Called in at The Troutbeck Inn 'on spec'on my way back from a business trip from Glasgow and was relieved they had a room available.The room was spacious &comfortable with a wonderful view of Blencathra from the window. The service was excellent as was the breakfast. I had stayed at The Troutbeck about five years ago and my very short stay was even more enjoyable this time. I will definitely stay again and would recommend it to friends.

Reviewer:Philip Margerison | Thu 29th Sep 2016

A wonderful place for Duke to celebrate his 60th - Rating 5/5

We were made to feel welcome immediately and as the week went on we realised that nothing was too much trouble with requests carried out calmly and efficiently. Our room was spacious, well furnished and comfortable with terrific views of Blencathra. Evening meals were delicious and breakfast just superb. We would not hesitate to book again and will be recommending the Troutbeck Inn to our friends and family.

Reviewer:Duke Thompson | Thu 29th Sep 2016

Lovely place- Rating 5/5

Troutbeck Inn it's a lovely little place with really friendly staff. My partner and I stayed there for few days and we had a great time. Quiet, pet friendly hotel serving delicious food located in a fantastic location.

Reviewer:Renata Daszynska | Wed 28th Sep 2016

One night stay - Rating 5/5

Nice room, great food, hospitable people. What more could you ask for.

Reviewer:Ian Quinney | Thu 22nd Sep 2016

Lucky to find you - Rating 5/5

Booked you by mistake. Best mistake l ever made!Everything was perfect especially the food

Reviewer:David Vincent | Wed 21st Sep 2016

Comfortable stay - Rating 5/5

Good clean comfortable room good breakfast polite and friendly staff

Reviewer:Tina Burns | Tue 20th Sep 2016

Worth a visit - Rating 5/5

The Inn is in a beautiful location. We had Dinner and breakfast there on our overnight stay and both were very good. Staff were efficient and helpful.We would recommend it.

Reviewer:Helen Grant | Sat 17th Sep 2016

Alan mitchell - Rating 5/5

Very nice hotel and food excellent

Reviewer:Alan Mitchell | Fri 16th Sep 2016

Briilliant - Rating 5/5

This is a lovely old fashioned Inn, with comfortable but homely rooms, a log fire and friendly staff.Service is friendly and polite, and the food at both breakfast and dinner is superb!Definitely one to return to- perfect centre for exploring Penrith and Ullswater.

Reviewer:Mr. Lloyd Daniels | Thu 15th Sep 2016

A surprisingly good find - Rating 4/5

We enjoyed our evening meal,some good originality and variation on themes,pleasant staff.The bedroom decor and bathroom slightly tired,but served its purpose and breakfast was perfectly adequate and nicely presented.

Reviewer:John Temple | Tue 13th Sep 2016

Troutbeck inn stay 2016 - Rating 5/5

Warm welcome, professional service, excellent food, value for money.

Reviewer:David Perry | Fri 9th Sep 2016

Birthday trip - Rating 4/5

A great location - away from the bustle of the bigger towns.

Reviewer:Robin Taylor | Thu 8th Sep 2016

troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

lovely two days in this very comfortable hotel.Excellent dining areas and bar with a good selection on the menu.Well cooked, although the chef was a little heavy handed with the salt!Would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Lesley Old | Wed 7th Sep 2016

Weekend stay- Rating 4/5

Stayed here from Saturday to Monday and the location was great. Just off the main road and had lovely views from the bedroom. Big spacious room that was great for us and our two big dogs. Decor in the room was fine, bathroom was slightly small but I'd take that to have a larger room. The room was clean except some dust on top of the plug sockets and a couple of cob webs. The bed was fine, we both slept well. The carpet was lovely and soft.The downstairs area was lovely, comfy seats, candle light and generally cozy and relaxing. We didn't eat at the inn as we didn't fancy anything from the menu but it was always busy. One thing that would be great is to have a dog water bowl outside. We got one of our dogs food bowls but I sure if we had asked they would have had a water bowl.In short I would recommend Troutbeck Inn and would stay there again.

Reviewer:Sarah Hillier | Mon 5th Sep 2016

A very pleasent surprise - Rating 4/5

We were trvelling from Essex to Western Scotland and wanted a stopover in the Lake District to spend a day there. We had booked a B&B in Keswick which due to a family commitment was unable to honour the booking.A quick bit of research and I booked The Troutbeck Inn at relatively short notice.The room was a good size with an en-suite shower room and was very comfortable. The added bonus was an excellent restaurant on the premises as well as a bar serving local real ale.We had a very pleasant 2 night stay and would recommend the Inn as a stopover point or for a longer stay on the edge of the Lake District.

Reviewer:Graham Spearman | Thu 1st Sep 2016

Passing through - Rating 4/5

Convenient (for motorway) location but quiet and comfortable. Bedroom a bit cramped - large furniture - our shower fine but our friends found it difficult to get sustained hot water. Food utterly delicious and good value.

Reviewer:Louise Tew | Thu 1st Sep 2016

Superb - Rating 5/5

Many thanks, a very enjoyable stay, great setting, nice rooms and stunning food.

Reviewer:David Turner | Wed 31st Aug 2016

Enjoyable stay - Rating 4/5

A lovely stay at Troutbeck Inn - comfortable room and delicious breakfast &evening meal.

Reviewer:Robert Southall | Wed 31st Aug 2016

S Taylor - Rating 5/5

My friend and I have just come back from a few days at this lovely Inn, staff were extremely friendly and we were looked after very well.The food was excellent in fact we were spoilt for choice.We were up in the area for a dog show and although we did not take our dogs into the inn dogs were welcome and allowed in the bar area.We would definitely book to stay again next year, it is a little gem.

Reviewer:Sheila Taylor | Mon 29th Aug 2016

Enroute to Crianlarich from North Devon overnight stop off- Rating 5/5

brilliant place to stay over on our way up to Scotland provided a great break and peaceful nights sleep with Great food.

Reviewer:Mr. Duncan Parker | Mon 29th Aug 2016

Troutbeck inn accommodation and restaurant- Rating 1/5

We were on our honeymoon and managed to book a night at the troutbeck. It was welcoming clean, the rooms were very comfortable. The food in the restaurant was excellent and the staff very attentive. I would highly recommend the troutbeck inn to all and will be staying there again.

Reviewer:Paul Mardell | Sun 28th Aug 2016

troutbeck inn stay aug 2016 - Rating 5/5

once againgreat stay in saddleback cottage. food at the inn best in the lakes bar none.

Reviewer:Terry Cusker | Thu 25th Aug 2016

Troutbeck inn nr Penrith - Rating 4/5

This was our third stay at the Troutbeck Inn. As usual the place is very relaxed, friendly, with good food and wine and good beers.The hotel is well off the main road so very quiet at night. We find it a good base for the western lakes

Reviewer:Michael Yates | Thu 25th Aug 2016

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

Lovely, comfortable accomodation, lovely staff and fabulous food

Reviewer:Katrina Ireland | Tue 23rd Aug 2016

Looking forward to next year - Rating 5/5

Our second year of staying at the Troutbeck and it once again was superb. The service was very efficient and room was spacious, comfortable with a wonderful view.The food was, well, divine. You know what ever you choose from the menu would be delicious. The wine list is very comprehensive. The Troutbeck is in an excellent position for traveling.

Reviewer:Susan Laver | Sat 20th Aug 2016

Top quality- Rating 5/5

Our second very enjoyable stay with you. Great service and wonderful food.

Reviewer:Kirsty Robson | Fri 19th Aug 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Very cosy and wonderful food. Ideal location to start Blwncathra and only 4 miles from the busy town of Kewsick. Not a lot of nightlife and 1.5m walk to next bar but if you don't mind that then this is a perfect base.

Reviewer:Catherine Bowman | Mon 15th Aug 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Perfect weekend stay.Staff very welcoming and friendly.Evening meal and breakfast amazing.Hotel comfortable and cosy. Dogs welcomed.Would recommend 100%.Many thanks

Reviewer:Mrs. louise wood | Mon 15th Aug 2016

troutbeck inn cottage stay- Rating 5/5

We enjoyed our stay- facilities good, views magnificent. Food at Inn very good- especially the soup and sandwiches provided when we arrived late after car issues. Owner really helpful and staff very pleasant. Would recommend highly.

Reviewer:Pauline Coulter | Mon 15th Aug 2016

Short break - Rating 4/5

Just home after two nights at the Troutbeck Inn,it's a clean comfortable accommodation with a well deserved reputation for the food it serves,be it breakfasts or meals from their excellent menu.The welcome was warm and the fact they cater for dog owners is a bonus,we'll be coming back again thanks.

Reviewer:James Grimes | Sat 13th Aug 2016

Great - Rating 4/5

Was a great inn ... Bed could be updated but otherwise greAt

Reviewer:Jan Porter-Wood | Thu 11th Aug 2016

Overnight stay on route to Scotland- Rating 5/5

We played 9 holes of golf at scenic Keswick Golf Club and then had a delicious dinner back at the Troutbeck Inn.Good wine selection.Comfortable room and tasty fry up for breakfast.I'd highly recommend it.

Reviewer:Ms. Sarah Pryce | Thu 11th Aug 2016

Perfection personified - Rating 5/5

Our 2 night stay was perfect from start to finish,the 2 evening meals were probably the best I have ever experienced,quality, service and value for money were exeptional.Thanks

Reviewer:PAUL HANKS | Tue 9th Aug 2016

excellence - Rating 5/5

Great hospitality, terrific food and very comfortable accommodation. The Troutbeck is a winner !

Reviewer:Edward Higham | Mon 8th Aug 2016

Enjoyable- Rating 4/5

Great place to stay, made very welcome. Great food .we will be back .

Reviewer:Barbara Chadwick | Mon 8th Aug 2016

A short break in the lake district- Rating 5/5

Just a jem of a place. Staff friendly, food just amazing.Best breakfast I've ever had! Lovely hot plates. Evening menu just wonderful and food gorgeous.Be back very soon. Ý

Reviewer:Rees Ruchat | Sun 7th Aug 2016

Trout beck hotel - Rating 5/5

Perfect location for northern lakes, lovely hotel, excellent food. What more could you want.

Reviewer:David Swann | Fri 5th Aug 2016

One of the great Lakes Inns - Rating 5/5

The Hotel is on the way to Keswick and well placed to visit the Northern Lakes. The staff went the extra mile to ensure our stay was the best. The food was excellent and the room very comfy. I have no problem recommending the Troutbeck Inn to other travellers.

Reviewer:Sue Symington | Mon 1st Aug 2016

Lakes Break - Rating 4/5

Had a very comfortable one night stay with our dog, who was welcome in the bar with us for our evening meal and breakfast. Food is excellent and very generous portions. Would highly recommend eating here.We will most definitely return as were made to feel very welcome.

Reviewer:Sharon Richardson | Sat 30th Jul 2016

Saddleback Cottage - Rating 5/5

We really enjoyed our stay at Saddleback Cottage at the Troutbeck Inn. There are stunning views from the upstairs open plan living area, and we found the accommodation very comfortable and clean. Very dog-friendly. Convenient and quiet location which was easy to find. Attentive and pleasant manager and staff. Altogether a lovely experience - we would be happy to come another time.

Reviewer:Virginia Fox | Sat 30th Jul 2016

Fabulous cosy cottage - Rating 5/5

Loved our stay at little mell home from home

Reviewer:Margaret Caroline Fleet | Fri 29th Jul 2016

One not to miss - Rating 5/5

This is a hotel not to miss for good quality rooms and food at a sensible price.My Spanish friends who accompanied us are still talking about their fantastic evening meal and breakfast. Thank you

Reviewer:Vera Hislop | Wed 27th Jul 2016

Two nightstay - Rating 5/5

Lovely two night stay excellent foodWould stay again

Reviewer:Jenny Humphries | Wed 27th Jul 2016

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Great stay and food was excellent.Have stayed here before and no hesitation to return back again.

Reviewer:Janet Wilson | Mon 25th Jul 2016

Weekend stay 23/24th July - Rating 4/5

we have all thoroughly enjoyed our stay with you, having experienced very clean and comfortable rooms with very tasty and well cooked breakfasts as well. All staff were very polite and accommodating which made the weekend even better.Thank you all, Mike Fell.

Reviewer:Michael Fell | Mon 25th Jul 2016

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

excellent room and breakfast enjoyed stay would certainly stay again

Reviewer:Sheila Huntley | Sun 24th Jul 2016

Lovely dog friendly inn - Rating 5/5

A lovely Inn and B&B that is dog friendly as well. The staff are very pleasant. The food is exceptional, you will struggle to eat all the excellent breakfast. The Inn is ideally situated if you want to explore the lakes of Ullswater and Derwent and the mountains Skiddaw and Helvellyn. The only slight negative is,if you want a bit of nightlife besides their bar, is that the nearest town Keswick is 9 miles away (about 15 mins in car). We would definitely stay there again.Ideal scenic walks if you do take your dog includeAira force and around Gobarrow about 4 hoursKeswick upto the top of Skiddaw and back about 10 milesGlenridding to Howtown about 7 miles either start or finish on the boat at Glenridding be aware the last boat returns about 5,30pmWalk all the way round Derwent water about 8 hoursGlenridding upto Helvellyn.Note:research these walks first for routes as some aren’t that well signposted

Reviewer:Simon Page | Sun 24th Jul 2016

Extra star for food alone! - Rating 4/5

Comfortable B &B. Cosy atmosphere. Wonderful food!

Reviewer:FREDDY KRISTOFFERSEN | Fri 22nd Jul 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

A charming, traditional country Inn ideally situated, friendly staff, very clean room.The evening meal was superb and the best full English I've ever had for breakfast!! Lovely little snug room that allowed dogs in the bar area, they were made to feel v welcome whilst we dined. Highly recommend a visit, we certainly will be.

Reviewer:Sandra Byford | Fri 22nd Jul 2016

3 night stay - Rating 4/5

Lovely stay.Excellent food. Thank you.

Reviewer:Mrs. Anne Russell | Tue 19th Jul 2016

Stay - Rating 1/5

Excellent hotel with views of the beautiful hills. Lovely barman who welcomed us late in the evening and was very helpful

Reviewer:Mugdha Patel | Fri 15th Jul 2016

Review of the accommodation- Rating 4/5

Well located and beautiful viewsClean and friendly place

Reviewer:Sonia Shetty | Fri 15th Jul 2016

Troutbeck Inn Revisited - Rating 4/5

We,and our dog;enjoyed our stay and found the cottage, Blencathra as warm and comfortable as on previous occasions. The view of the mountainsfrom the front window is amazing and changes with the hour. The staff were welcoming and the chef cooked wonderful meals. Good value for money.We look forward to our next visit.

Reviewer:Susan Danson | Fri 15th Jul 2016

No complaints! - Rating 5/5

Friendly staff, good service, delicious food, a most comfortable small inn in quiet and beautiful Lakeland setting.

Reviewer:John MacDiarmid | Wed 13th Jul 2016

Family get together - Rating 5/5

An excellent stay enjoyed by everyone. Food served for both dinner and breakfast could not be faulted and my porridge + cooked breakfast lasted all day! No lunch needed!Only some minor points :one of the rooms had three steps down to the bathroom and one room had a very hard bed (although this is only personal). Service was first class and the atmosphere was excellent. If we return to the area we will definitely be back to the Troutbeck!

Reviewer:FREDDY KRISTOFFERSEN | Wed 13th Jul 2016

weekend break - Rating 5/5

A very warm welcome and friendly staff, the rooms are clean and comfortable.The food is excellent and the chef gets a 10 out of 10 from me.

Reviewer:Bernard Hill | Tue 12th Jul 2016

An Enjoyable Stay - Rating 5/5

We had a very enjoyable stay and we were made very welcome including our small dog. The food was of a very high standard and used a lot of local produce. You will not get a better Breakfast anywhere and all the food was served hot and on a hot plate. The room was a little dated and could have been improved by the addition ofa small table under the window. However being a old building it the room added to the charm of the Inn and I am sure any American would have loved it.

Reviewer:Mr. Trevor Dewse | Sun 10th Jul 2016

Weekend Break - Rating 4/5

Comfortable, clean, cosy and with elegant décor. Staff very attentive and providing a high standard of service. Reputation for excellent food is fully justified.

Reviewer:Paul Curtis | Sun 10th Jul 2016

Lovely small hotel - Rating 4/5

Located just off A66, this is a quiet country inn, providing good quality accommodation and excellent food, though not cheap.

Reviewer:Dr Peter King | Sat 9th Jul 2016

Good Food - Rating 3/5

Excellent meals in comfortable surroundings.

Reviewer:David Jones | Fri 8th Jul 2016

Excellent food - Rating 4/5

Room was small and comfy, very much what you would expect from a traditional Lakeland Inn. The ensuite bathroom was down a steep flight of steps so if you have mobility issues you may wish to speak to the inn before booking. What really makes the Troutbeck stand out is its restaurant. The food was outstanding and the general atmosphere perfect for a special meal.

Reviewer:Jonathan Booker | Sat 2nd Jul 2016

A pleasant stay at Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

The en-suite single room is well equipped, quiet and comfortable.I like the breakfast and dinner served in the restaurant.Staff are very sincere and helpful.I enjoyed the stay and will come back with friends and family in future.

Reviewer:Suet-lai Chan | Thu 30th Jun 2016

Fabulous as always! - Rating 5/5

We love the Troutbeck inn. It's our go to accommodation for the north lakes. Great location and always a warm welcome!Just don't tell's a secret!!!

Reviewer:Mrs. Aimee Scott | Mon 27th Jun 2016

Fantastic - Rating 4/5

We stayed for three nights over a long weekend. The one bedroom cottage was lovely, slightly dated but all you could need while on holiday. Very accomodating to our young dog who enjoyed some lovely walks in the areas surrounding troutbeck. Would definitely recommend to friends and would easily come back. Thank you for your hospitality.

Reviewer:Miss. Esther Hill | Mon 27th Jun 2016

Great Stay - Rating 5/5

Once again a great stay at Troutbeck HotelRoom Perfect, Food excellent, Service super.Thanks. Martin &Anne.

Reviewer:Mr. MartinAdams | Wed 22nd Jun 2016

Overnighter - Rating 5/5

Nice place to stay.Excellent food.

Reviewer:Ian Quinney | Tue 21st Jun 2016

Great find in the Troutbeck Hotel - Rating 5/5

Visiting the lakes because my husband goes every year for a cycling event. The Troutbeck did not disappoint - we had dinner on our 1st night and quality was 5 star and the breakfasts were the same. Great stay will recommend to anyone wanting to stay near Keswick or Penrith. 😉

Reviewer:Paula Fullard | Mon 20th Jun 2016

Little Mel at The Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

We stayed in "Little Mel"for 3 nights.We took Breakfast in The Troutbeck Inn each morning and ate there on 1 of the evenings.The food and service was excellent.We were only looking for B and B so did not use the many facilities in the cottage. It was spacious and well equipped. Our only adverse comment was that there was a smell of dogs which we were not used to.

Reviewer:Mike Dimblebee | Sat 18th Jun 2016

Relaxing weekend in the Lakes - Rating 5/5

Very nice dog friendly inn. Good location for exploring Ullswater and the northern lakes area. Very comfortable and spacious room. Fabulous food in the restaurant using quality local ingredients, very popular with both residents and locals alike. Also a very enjoyable hearty cumbrian breakfast to set you up for the day. Nice friendly staff made us and our pooches very welcome! Will be back.

Reviewer:Gavin Brown | Sat 18th Jun 2016

Little treasure - Rating 5/5

Lovely ambience, cosy well cared for establishment.Pet friendly.Great location to use as based for exploring local beauty spots.Fabulous food in restaurant and warm friendly staff.

Reviewer:Helen Horsley | Mon 13th Jun 2016

rowles Clan - Rating 5/5

We stayed a week at Troutbeck Inn. (4th -11 june) Every one was so helpful and pleasant. The food was excellent.All our meals taken in the bar with our dog Honey. It was good to meet fellow guests and have good conversation. Our congratulations go to Ken the chef, also to Rowan who looked after us with the rest of her team. Who I am sorry but didn't get to know there names only their excellent personalities. The building and contents are so interesting.We shall definitely come back to this very nice establishment.

Reviewer:Allen Rowles | Sun 12th Jun 2016

An excellent stay.- Rating 5/5

The room was clean and comfortable, although the the pillows felt old and somewhat hard and lumpy.The general decor of the whole inn is beautiful. Cosy and comfortable with a lovely open fire to sit in front of.The food was fabulous. We had aimed to eat at the inn on the night we arrived and then find a nice country pub on the second evening. But the food was so wonderful we ate there a second time. The trout was the best I've ever eaten!The breakfasts were also beautifully cooked and presented... Full English, porridge, kippers, fruit, toast...We shall certainly be returning.

Reviewer:Harry Miller | Sun 12th Jun 2016

May visit - Rating 5/5

Very comfortable enjoyable stay.It is nice to be welcome with the dog.

Reviewer:Joan Le Tissier | Fri 10th Jun 2016

Lovely hotel - Rating 4/5

Lovely hosts who were very accomodating. Room had a few cobwebs but was generally clean.We were travelling with 2 dogs and on the first night there was only a small room available. The staff offered us the bigger room when it became available for the second night and also moved our bags to the new room for us so we didn't have to worry about coming back in the middle of the day.The main Jewel of the hotels crown is the food.. Dinner the first night and both breakfasts were superb and we cannot recommend eating here enough!! Easy distance of Ullswater lake and a beautiful location, perfect short break away.

Reviewer:Trazy Howe | Thu 9th Jun 2016

appleby weekend - Rating 5/5

location is good, bed is good, food is excellent, looking forward to another time, thanks for the hospitality , a/s boulton.

Reviewer:Alan Boulton | Wed 8th Jun 2016

5 stars - Rating 5/5

Really nice base for a few days in the north Lakes. Comfortable, friendly, easy road access, excellent food, good bar.

Reviewer:Andrew Berrington | Mon 6th Jun 2016

Excellent value at the Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

All clean and comfortable with a lovely view from our room at the front. Excellent breakfasts. All considered it was remarkably good value. Had super weather too!V &T Coventry

Reviewer:Mrs. Valerie Smith | Fri 3rd Jun 2016

Overnight stay - Rating 5/5

We found the Troutbeck Inn extremely comfortable,room was spotless with a good view.The evening meal was delicious off a varied menu,likewise the breakfast.We would have no hesitation in recommending this establishment and will definitely be staying again.

Reviewer:Michael Houlton | Tue 31st May 2016

Weekend - Rating 5/5

Hi, thanks for a great stay this weekend. Sorry we didn't get chance to say goodbye. I think you were busy. Food, service and accommodation is nice and the location isn't too far from hiking, lakes, quaint villages and lovely towns, all with stunning scenery.Thanks. Bye.

Reviewer:Tom Tasker | Mon 30th May 2016

Weekend break - Rating 5/5

Friendly and warm welcome.Excellent menu with meals prepared to high standards.Amazing restaurant. Cosy and comfortable full of atmosphere

Reviewer:Helen Horsley | Mon 23rd May 2016

A Comfortable Country Cottage next to a pub - Rating 4/5

We rented Blencathra cottage at the hotel/ pub.The cottage was clean and had most facilities (but lacked washing machine and dishwasher).There was a superb view over the Lakes from the upstairs lounge.The hotel staff were friendly and helpful

Reviewer:Simon Atkinson | Sun 22nd May 2016

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

We had another lovely stay in Little M ell this weekend. The bed is so comfortable! Excellent food in the bar and restaurant as usual and a warm and friendly staff. Everything you could need in the cottage and a new tv and fitted bathroom. Thank you Troutbeck.

Reviewer:Helen Andrews | Tue 10th May 2016

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

We had another lovely stay in Little M ell this weekend. The bed is so comfortable! Excellent food in the bar and restaurant as usual and a warm and friendly staff. Everything you could need in the cottage and a new tv and fitted bathroom. Thank you Troutbeck.

Reviewer:Helen Andrews | Tue 10th May 2016

Lovely location, food and staff.Would recommend. - Rating 5/5

We stayed on Sunday 8 May 2016.We took our small terrier dog with us, and he was made to feel very welcome too.He was allowed to eat with us in the bar area, which haslovely views and delicious food.The hotel and room are immaculately clean.Our room No 1 was roomy, with a very comfortable bed and nice white duvet.The barman and two waitresses were very attentive, polite and friendly.There are some wonderful walks around the hotel too.Would definitely stay here again.Go here if you like to eat, sleep and relax well, and if you appreciate beautiful surroundings.

Reviewer:Mrs. Jayne Dean | Tue 10th May 2016

Weekend at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

We have just returned from a weekend stay andhave thoroughly ennjoyed it. The food was very nicely presented and good, and the accommodation very comfortable and satisfactory. We would not hesitate to return at a later date!

Reviewer:Sheila Hodgkinson | Mon 9th May 2016

Perfect weekend - Rating 5/5

Stayed with another couple for the weekend.Rooms were large,very clean and comfortable.Breakfast was great,didn't need to eat during the day.Evening meal's were even greater,quality was spot on.All in all,a great place to stay.

Reviewer:Mr Michael Adams | Mon 9th May 2016

Excellent weekend destination B&B - Rating 4/5

Very good weekend in this dog friendly Inn. Rooms are simple, well appointed, spotlessly clean and ours was big enough to have the dog without feeling cramped.Bonus is undoubtedly the restaurant which is not Pub Grub but has a menu worthy of restaurant- using local produce the presentation and quality was super. I had only one course but the duck was cooked to perfection and my husband agreed that his starter and main were equally delicious.Would certainly stay there again as it also is a great starting point for touring the Lakes in any direction.

Reviewer:Lorna Duncan | Mon 9th May 2016

Very welcoming - Rating 5/5

Great location to explore all of the Lake District. Lovely room, great selection at breakfast. Evening meal really good quality.

Reviewer:Carole Blackrock | Sun 8th May 2016

Great weekend - Rating 5/5

Loved our stay with our 2 year old daughter. Lovely food and rooms. Totally recommend the place!

Reviewer:Bernhard Naafs | Tue 3rd May 2016

Fab food! - Rating 4/5

We have just returned from a three night stay over the May day bank holiday.The Troutbeck Inn has been a friendly and comfortable base from which we could further explore the beautiful area. We weren't sure how things would work with us bringing our dog, but all was fine and there were other people staying with their dogs also.Highlight was the truly fabulous food..compliments to the chef...and lovely comfy bed.One downside though-the shower in our room was very erratic and seemed to have a complete mind of its own, boiling one minute them freezing the next, no matter what the setting.Having said that would definitely return if in the area again.

Reviewer:Gary Simmons | Tue 3rd May 2016

Little Mel cottage excellent stay - Rating 5/5

Last minute booking for bank holiday weekend and wasn't disappointed, beautiful cottage, clean, cozy and would definitely stay again!

Reviewer:Dawn Connah | Mon 2nd May 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Excellent food and very reasonable B&B rates. Would happily return.

Reviewer:Ian Andrew | Tue 26th Apr 2016

Three years ago. - Rating 5/5

I first saw the Troutbeck Inn whilst doing my version of the coast to coast. Told myself one day I would stay Abbs see what it was like. I wasted three years not going as it was impeccable. Warm welcome,friendly staff, amazing food and a fabulous room with a gorgeous view. Faultless stay and we'll be going back very soon. It's a handy place to stay if you want to travel around the Lake District too. Ten minutes off the M6it's so easy to find.

Reviewer:Mr. Stephen Maddock | Mon 25th Apr 2016

Great Hotel, Good Food & Service - Rating 5/5


Reviewer:Janet Renner | Sun 24th Apr 2016

Birthday trip - Rating 4/5

Four of us stayed at the Blencathra holiday let adjacent to the Troutbeck Inn, we had a nice welcome from an excellent Turkish 🇹🇷👍 waiter, his attention to detail was Second to none, serrafe.The cottage was very good, heating on ready for arrival, with plenty of safe parking for our vehicles.I would certainly recommend The Troutbeck Inn!

Reviewer:Kevin Jackson | Tue 19th Apr 2016

Best food in the lakes - Rating 5/5

Very comfortable stay and the best food we have had in the lakes.

Reviewer:Mrs. kathryn pinder | Tue 12th Apr 2016

A thank you - Rating 4/5

The hotel made our 2 day stay possible by making last minute room changes to support us through the onset of an acute respiratory illness. Thank you for your kind consideration and the flexibility you could offer. We would otherwise have had to go home.

Reviewer:Andrew Barnes | Tue 12th Apr 2016

Relaxing- Rating 4/5

Lovely inn with excellent food and very reasonably priced accommodation

Reviewer:Pauline Settle | Mon 11th Apr 2016

Unexpected find - Rating 5/5

We got a stay booked at the last minute but had an excellent time , really comfy room , really nice restaurant/bar area and lovely food, really really tasty and very attentive and helpful staff , we will definitely visit again.

Reviewer:Jane Borthwick | Thu 7th Apr 2016

Troutbeck Inn- Rating 5/5

This is a gorgeous little Inn in the Lakes District. Quintessentially English, cosy and inviting. Decorated wirh lots of engaging artwork and quirky collections. The food is delicious. I would highly reccommend this to anyone staying in the area.

Reviewer:Ms. Carolyn Shepherd | Tue 5th Apr 2016

Wonderful dog friendly cottage - Rating 5/5

A lovely cottage with access to a fantastic pub serving delicious food! Definitely going to stay there again.

Reviewer:Anna Simms | Sat 2nd Apr 2016

Easter at Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

This is the second time I've needed to book a room at the Troubeck Inn for friends or family, since we only have limited space at our home at Southerfell. I have it on good authority that the 5 night stay this Easter was as successful as I hoped it would be. The breakfasts are, I understand, spectacular, the rooms extremely comfortable and well equipped, the bar and dining room excellent and the chef superb. The Troubeck Inn is beautifully and tastefully decorated. It is rather more sophisticated than an ordinary country pub whilst still retaining a cosy, bohemian charm. It is a great credit to the lady owner who is welcoming and friendly and supported by efficient and helpful staff. Troutbeck Inn is a real gem and I can't wait to stay there myself one of these days. Thanks to all concerned!!

Reviewer:Mr. Ben Galloway | Thu 31st Mar 2016

Excellent accommodation - Rating 5/5

Fantastic stay, the food is second to none &the staff very friendly.

Reviewer:Sharon Mason | Tue 29th Mar 2016

Beautiful location- Rating 5/5

We have passed this place many times but never stayed or had a meal - until now! Beautiful rooms, fantastic food and excellent service. Definitely stay here again absolutely loved our stay

Reviewer:Sharon Yardley | Wed 23rd Mar 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Excellent food, very comfortable, excellent service.Would stay again definitely.

Reviewer:Mrs. Debbie Crompton | Wed 23rd Mar 2016

Two enjoyable days at the Troutbeck Hotel. - Rating 5/5

My wife and I visited the Troutbeck Inn Hotel on Saturday 19th of March 2016, originally on s three for two deal, but I was taken ill having had a small stroke on the Saturday, so we had to leave on the Monday and return home early.The bedroom was large and spacious, the bed comfortable and the greeting and service was first class.The room was equipped with everything you would need for your stay, TV, Hair dryer, tea and coffee making facilities, and biscuits.The views from our bedroom window were superb.The very comprehensive English breakfast was well cooked and presented, and very enjoyable, with toast, cereals, soft drinks fruit and Yoghurts available as required, tea and coffee.We booked for an evening meal, and this was without doubt, one of the best meals I had had for a long time.All in all, I can highly recommend the Inn for a holiday.Kind regards,Brian and Valerie Twigg.

Reviewer:Brian Twigg | Tue 22nd Mar 2016

The best hotel in the Lake District - Rating 5/5

Our 3rd stay at Troutbeck Inn and as with our previous visits it was just superb. Thank you to Rowan and staff for being so friendly and welcoming and making our stayso enjoyable. Little Mel is a really comfortable andspacious cottage for 2 . The restaurant is truly exceptional with the steak and pork loin beingthe best we can remember eating.Werecommend Troutbeck Inn unreservedly and look forward to our next visit.

Reviewer:Shirla Oates | Tue 22nd Mar 2016

relaxed and friendly - Rating 4/5

Room, was large had everything you would need for a couple of nights away.Food, was excellent I can not express how good the food was, I wanted to kidnap the chef! Or just have to go back and sample more good food. Weather was fab sun was out made the weekend.

Reviewer:Donna Smith | Sun 20th Mar 2016

Great place to stay and eat - Rating 5/5

First class food and service will definately be back

Reviewer:Kathleen Mitchinson | Wed 16th Mar 2016

An excellent base to visit the local sights - Rating 5/5

We stayed in one of the one bed cottages as they have a dog friendly establishment and were nicely surprised by the size of the place.Not as nicely surprised by the food in the inn which was quite frankly splendid.Location is off the grid (no internet service) but well placed to visit the many local attractions.Thoroughly recommended.

Reviewer:Mr. toby page | Mon 14th Mar 2016

Weekend stay - Rating 4/5

The evening meals we had were very good. Lovely to have food served so hot. The breakfast were the best we have ever had. Overall we had a very comfortable stay. Shower in our room was good but the pressure could have been better in the twin bedroom that our teenage daughters stayed in. Their heating in the room was erratic and if we had been staying another night we would have said something. Heating had come on in the morning so room was warm then. We had to ask for milk in our room for the coffee/tea. Staff could have been a little more friendly. The service on the first night in the restaurant was slow for taking our order:20 minutes. Thereafter service was prompt and efficient. I did get the impression that if you asked, then every effort would be made to make your staypleasant one.

Reviewer:Ronald Jack | Sun 6th Mar 2016

3 night stay march 2016 - Rating 5/5

If you are looking for a warm welcoming small and friendly hotel , serving outstandingly good food , this is definitely the one to stay. Got all facilities , and so handy for reaching anywhere.Definitely gets 9.75 from us.Derek &Jean

Reviewer:Derek Law | Thu 3rd Mar 2016

Would definatley recommend. - Rating 5/5

A very welcoming plesant place to stay.The steak was exceptional.Will visit again.

Reviewer:Harry Huitson | Sat 27th Feb 2016

Nice place but wrong Troutbeck- Rating 4/5

Really nice place to stay at the Troutbeck inn. We thought we were staying on other Troutbeck so our mistake. Food generally good.

Reviewer:Jo Sampson | Wed 24th Feb 2016

Review - Rating 4/5


Reviewer:Kevin Calverley | Sun 21st Feb 2016

Great food and views - Rating 4/5

Helpful staff, excellent food with a variety of tastes. The trout starter was delicious! The view out of the window was gorgeous and they accept pets.

Reviewer:Mrs. Debbie Laing | Sat 20th Feb 2016

Wonderful hotel - Rating 5/5

We stayed at this hotel for two nights, huge comfortable bed, brilliant.We dined in the restaurant both nights, the food was delicious and the breakfast second to non. Will be back.

Reviewer:Marj Carr | Fri 19th Feb 2016

Weekend at saddleback cottage - Rating 5/5

Great size apartment

Reviewer:Kay Harrington - Kemper | Wed 17th Feb 2016

February stay - Rating 5/5

As alaways, an enjoyable stay

Reviewer:Gerard Loughran | Wed 17th Feb 2016

An enjoyable stay - Rating 5/5

A most enjoyable 3 night stay at a very competitive winter break price. We appreciated the standard provision of the fan heater to supplement the radiator during a cold period. A supplement of just £5 for our dog for the whole stay in a pet-friendly establishment was excellent value. The meals were excellent with very generous portions of protein! Perhaps the addition of some smaller/lighter main courses to the menu would be appreciated by those staying for multiple nights? Liked situation fairly close to the motorway but with good road links to different parts of the Lakes.

Reviewer:Susan Bowden | Tue 16th Feb 2016

Excellent stay! - Rating 5/5

Many thanks to all the Troutbeck Inn for a really lovely relaxing stay. Our room was large enough for two, as was the ensuite. Everything was clean, warm and cosy.Breakfast was also excellent, and a real treat.What really made our stay special was the sublime restaurant menu. We ate there on two evenings. The menu was extensive enough to satisfy any one Everything we had was quality produce. It was beautifully presented, and, more importantly, the taste was delicious! I definitely recommend the pork loin!The staff were efficient and friendly, with nothing too much trouble.Having found this little treasure, we will be returning as soon as we can!

Reviewer:Sharon Coxon | Mon 15th Feb 2016

Wonderful stay - Rating 5/5

Beautiful place and area, very worm and welcoming atmosphere, will be back again! Thank you :)

Reviewer:Jacek Wieczorek | Sun 14th Feb 2016

Great cottage - Rating 5/5

Stayed for 4 nights in "Little Nell"which is the 1-bed cottage. Very comfortable.Had a meal in the pub - menu is fantastic and the food was great. Rowan the owner very friendly.Recommend to anyone.

Reviewer:Campbell Airlie | Wed 10th Feb 2016

Weekend get away - Rating 5/5

We had a very relaxing weekend at the TroutbeckInn, our room was cosy, clean and very welcoming on a wet and stormy night. We have dined at the Troutbeck before and were not disappointed again , the breakfast was delicious and the evening meals some of the best we have had. We will certainly visit again. Excellent value.

Reviewer:Gill McCartney | Wed 10th Feb 2016

Hidden Gem - Rating 5/5

This lovely Inn is a gem, the staff were attentive and polite, we booked a table for an evening meal, this was excellent and so was the breakfast the following morning.The room whilst small was comfy and had the usual TV, coffee tea etc. The shower was great and the whole place was clean.We would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Kim Lamper | Tue 9th Feb 2016

Trout beck inn - Rating 5/5

Fantastic time really nice people room was nice food was excellentwell worth the money we payed

Reviewer:Paul Kirkham | Mon 8th Feb 2016

definitely a must - Rating 5/5

Lovely location, drinking Prossecco by the roaring fire before a fantastic meal in thelovely restaurant, will be going again very soon

Reviewer:Lisa Grayston | Sun 7th Feb 2016

Anniversary.- Rating 5/5

We stayed there for our silver wedding treat, fantastic hospitality and food. Many thanks.

Reviewer:J Appleyard | Tue 2nd Feb 2016

Great bolthole - Rating 5/5

We've stayed at the troutbeck inn a good few times Mrs and we keep coming back because we love the location..just off the a66 but with a country feel.. the feel of the place.. So comfortable and unpretentious..and the food..the food is amazing and the wine really good and reasonable. Bedrooms are more homely than boutique.Lovely place and lovely people.

Reviewer:Mrs. Martha McBride | Tue 19th Jan 2016

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

What a fabulous place! We have had 2 very comfortable days and nights in the 2 bed cottage belonging to the Inn. Clean, well equipped and warm. We ate our evening meals at the Inn and could not fault the lovely choice of delicious food on offer. A warm, comfortable gem nestled between the hills! Well worth a visit!

Reviewer:Christine Young | Sun 17th Jan 2016

Great food - Rating 4/5

We thoroughly enjoyed all our meals and looked forward to choosing from the extensive menu each evening.The staff were friendly and helpful and went out of their way to make our stay comfortable.One room would have benefitedfrom a heated rail in the bathroom but the other room was fine.

Reviewer:Gregory Warman | Wed 6th Jan 2016

New Year 2015/16 - Rating 5/5

Another super new year stay at the Troutbeck Inn. Fabulous food and very helpful and welcoming staff. Will be sure to return.

Reviewer:Mr. ian vernon | Tue 5th Jan 2016

les lavio - Rating 5/5

First class food was outstanding. Enjoyed our stay will be back.

Reviewer:Les Laviolette | Sun 3rd Jan 2016

Outstanding - Rating 5/5

A wonderfully friendly hotel which offers lovely clean rooms and excellent breakfasts.Dining in for the evening menu cannot be recommended enough.All credit to the entire hotel team.We return every year and will continue to do so.

Reviewer:Karen Pecsvaradi | Mon 14th Dec 2015

Very Nice - Rating 4/5

Very nice one night stay good food good service thank you

Reviewer:Linda Snowball | Thu 26th Nov 2015

Our October stay - Rating 5/5

We have been coming to the Lake District for a few years now and cannot contemplate staying anywhere else. A wonderful place to stay. The welcome and service are second to none and the food is consistently amazing.

Reviewer:Mr Stephen OFee | Thu 26th Nov 2015

Wet Wet Wet !! - Rating 5/5

But who cares. We had a lovely week in this warm and welcoming cottage despite the weather.We will certainly be booking again soon.Thankyou

Reviewer:Susan Irving | Thu 19th Nov 2015

Very pleasant stay - Rating 5/5

My husband and I were travelling with our two dogs and had a very comfortable stay at the Troutbeck Inn. The room was clean and comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful and the food delicious. We would happily stay again.

Reviewer:John Leach | Tue 17th Nov 2015

Short stay - Rating 5/5

This is the second year we've stayed in the Saddleback cottage. Everything is exactly as you'd expect clean and warm. The food in the inn is excellent and I can highly recommend it.

Reviewer:Dr. Peter Phillips | Mon 9th Nov 2015

Nice Country Inn. - Rating 4/5

We stayed in a larger double ensuite and it was more than adequate for our needs. The lady running the hotel was wonderful, but the barman, although polite struggled to understand us a bit. Food is of a very high standard with a modern menu and cosy relaxed atmosphere. Dogs are very welcome at the hotel.

Reviewer:Peter Medlicott | Mon 9th Nov 2015

Stop over on way to Scotland - Rating 5/5

Excellent hotel in glorious surroundings

Reviewer:Roger Elson | Mon 9th Nov 2015

What a gem - Rating 5/5

My wife and i stayed here over the weekend of 6th and 7th November 2015. What a find.The staff were fantastic, the service and food were fabulous and I would highly recommend this hotel for your stay. The breakfast is all locally sourced and looks and tastes fantastic. My wife is a vegetarian and although only a limited choice on the main menu, there was another smaller vegetarian menu which contained a good selection. The only negative we could possibly think of was that the lights in the bedroom could be a little brighter. Make up purposes and hair stuff apparently, didn't bother me too much as I am extremely follically challenged. Thank you very much for an enjoyable stay. We will definitely be booking here again in the future when we come back.

Reviewer:David Smith | Sun 8th Nov 2015

Lovely Hotel - Rating 4/5

Stayed for 2 nights in October with our Collie. Rooms were comfortable and clean. Breakfast was lovely as were the restaurant meals. Made to feel very welcome and would definitely stay again. Hotel had lots of character while providing modern facilities.

Reviewer:Andrew Smith | Wed 4th Nov 2015

Stay At Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely nights stay. Evening meal was fantastic. Really enjoyed the breakfast too.Our bedroom was above the kitchen, so was a bit noisy up until 10pm.Would stay again.

Reviewer:David Teal | Mon 2nd Nov 2015

Excellent accommodation - Rating 5/5

Really enjoyed our stay at the Troutbeck Inn. Excellent accommodation, breakfast was perfect and the staff are very welcoming!

Reviewer:Dr. Conrad Hayes | Mon 2nd Nov 2015

Autumn stay - Rating 4/5

We enjoyed our stay here and found the hotel to be very relaxing and comfortable and the decor to be very pleasant.The food and service were excellent and everything was well organised .We found the location perfect for accessing the Lakeland area.

Reviewer:Judith Taylor | Fri 30th Oct 2015

We would definitely return - Rating 4/5

Troutbeck Inn is a lovely place to stay. Spacious but also cosy with a nice real fire to sit by after dinner. Excellent food &friendly staff. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

Reviewer:Helen Fernandez | Wed 28th Oct 2015

troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

Food is excellent and the hotel is very comfortable

Reviewer:Iain Hopkin | Mon 26th Oct 2015

A short stay - Rating 5/5

I chose to stay at the Troutbeck Inn to meet with lifelong friends who joined me for an evening meal and breakfast next day.Every aspect was smooth, quiet, atmospheric and well ordered. The meals were excellent,the room comfortable. Thank you for a short but memorable stay

Reviewer:Colin Hodkinson | Fri 16th Oct 2015

short bteak - Rating 4/5

Most enjoyable couple of days Only feel that more lounge area is required as there is not much room around the fire for after dinner relaxing

Reviewer:Elizabeth Smith | Wed 14th Oct 2015

Troutbeck inn stay - Rating 5/5

Lovely pub, our dogs are always made to feel welcome, it's really cosy inside, the food is very good,and the rooms are well equipped and comfortable, tea/coffee facilities tv etc, highly recommend it,

Reviewer:Mrs. JulieGreaves| Mon 12th Oct 2015

Lovely Stay - Rating 5/5

We were only there for one night, but really enjoyed our stay. Food was excellent plus they are very dog friendly.

Reviewer:Linda Foster | Mon 5th Oct 2015

Lake District holiday - Rating 5/5

We had a wonderful holiday and the Troutbeck Inn was an excellent base to travel to the many places and towns of interest in the area.The accommodation was well equipped, roomy and comfortable and the restaurant is not to be missed ~ a fabulous menu with mouth watering food.So glad we choose the Troutbeck.

Reviewer:Dennis Rosser | Mon 5th Oct 2015

perfection - Rating 5/5

Well all i can say is stunning views ,spot on accommodation with outstanding food.Peace and quiet ,even the weather was brilliant.what more could we have asked for?

Reviewer:Gillian Bennett | Wed 30th Sep 2015

Fantastic stay - Rating 4/5

Had a wonderful stay at the Troutbeck Inn,Staff were fantastic, and the food in the restaurant was lovely.The rooms were very clean tidy and a good size and the fact they allowed us to take our dog was the decider for us.There is a lovely little bar and small area for eating if you have a dog, but also a very warm and welcoming larger dining area for those without pets.Easy to get to a find and just 5 miles from Ullswater.

Reviewer:Chris Ibbotson | Tue 29th Sep 2015

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

a lovely lakeland experience, if you are travelling with a dog there is no finer place !!very warm and comfortable, and a very large breakfast!great beer and open fires who could want more ?

Reviewer:Richard Ashby | Sun 27th Sep 2015

long weekend - Rating 5/5

This is our first stay in the lakes and the Troutbeck Inn was chosen on value for money and the wonderful reviews online and it is dog friendly.The hotel was clean and welcoming and the food was wonderful with good portion size and was always served piping hot.The service was second to none,being very quick and friendly.We have no hesitation in recommending this Hotel to anybody and look forward to staying there again .

Reviewer:Chris Horsfall | Tue 22nd Sep 2015

hotel - Rating 4/5

Good location, excellent food and drink.

Reviewer:Joseph Conway | Mon 21st Sep 2015

Absolute gem - Rating 5/5

Perfect base for Ullswater area. A comfortable, welcoming country inn-friendly staff , pleasant room and wonderful food. We will return!

Reviewer:L Daniels | Thu 17th Sep 2015

An Enjoyable Stay - Rating 5/5

We stayed at the Troutbeck Inn on the way up to Scotland.The room was clean and comfortable and the Inn is in a good location.The evening meal was superb and breakfast excellent.We would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Sara Boyce | Wed 16th Sep 2015

Relaxed and Refreshed - Rating 5/5

Lovely friendly place to relax ,after a day exploring Lake District with a nice glass of wine and splendidcuisine.

Reviewer:Mrs Francis Beveridge | Wed 16th Sep 2015

Great location - Rating 4/5

Great position and very handy just off the motorway at the north end of the Lakes. Plenty of parking and a few tables outside if the weather is kind. The Hotel is a little dated but it didn't spoil our stay. The evening meal was good(don't forget to book) the breakfast was great one of the best hotel breakfasts I have had.Would I stay again yes I would.

Reviewer:David Whittaker | Tue 8th Sep 2015

4 night stay sept1-4 - Rating 4/5

A great place to recharge the batteries, excellent food and great service with attention to detail in very pleasant accommodation. I will be back, and would have no hesitation in recommending to others

Reviewer:Steph Power | Sun 6th Sep 2015

Lovely accommodation- Rating 5/5

A great place to stay with family or friends. Just on the doorstep of all the great place's in the Lake District.The accommodation was first class along with the pub/restaurant serving top class food. On top of all that our Four legged friend was made to feel so welcome too. Thankyou Troutbeck inn for a great week, to you and all your staff. See you again soon.

Reviewer:Sarah Harris | Sat 5th Sep 2015

Weekend stay - Rating 4/5

The food in the evening was excellent as was the cooked breakfast, the service in the restaurant was good at all times. The room was clean but could of done with been bigger and having more wardrobe space - ok for a couple of nights but not enough for a week. The bed was uncomfortable.I would recommend the Troutbeck Inn based on the excellent food.

Reviewer:Peter Ansell | Fri 4th Sep 2015

couple of days walking at ullswater - Rating 5/5

had a very pleasant stay at the troutbeck inn with our dog, everything was spot on food was excellent, would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Linda Sproul | Thu 3rd Sep 2015

True Lakeland Hospitality- Rating 5/5

Troutbeck InnIf you are looking for true Lakeland hospitality and atmosphere look no further than the Troutbeck Hotel. Full of old world charm and comfort. The room my wife and I used, (no 5), was quiet,warm and spotlessly clean. There were all the usual amenities plus a nice selection of toiletries and MUGS, instead of the tiny cups usually found in hotels, and top quality biscuits.The Full English Breakfast is the largest I have ever eaten in any hotel anywheres in the world. The dinner menu is fantastic. A wide choice of starters and desserts. The main courses include beef, pork, chicken, duck and a variety of fish dishes with not a frozen chip in sight. Each dish is a work of art. Truly amazing. I must return to this hotel, if only to work my way through the menu.

Reviewer:Peter Scott | Tue 1st Sep 2015

Loved our stay - Rating 5/5

We searched high &low for somewhere to stay for one night over a bank holiday &most places where asking a ridiculous amount. Then we found the Troutbeck Inn at £85. I genuinely thought it was an error and with breakfast included we snapped up the deal. We couldn't believe our luck when we landed, great sized room with a lovely view of the mountains. The staff were very friendly, the bar was fab and our evening meal we booked was divine (book a table as they get very busy). We had a peaceful comfy nights stay and the breakfast was superb, can't beat a big full English brekkie! We will definitely be back, love the traditional decor and cosy feel to the place and the location is ideal for many of the surrounding attractions. Highly recommend!

Reviewer:Charlotte Hawkins | Sun 30th Aug 2015

Little mell - Rating 5/5

The cottage was beautiful, the staff were very friendly and made our stay a pleasure. This was our first stay and won't be the last.

Reviewer:Gareth Morris | Sat 29th Aug 2015

Four Day Stay - Rating 5/5

Excellent in every wayManagement/Staff very pleasant and helpfulCompliments to the cheff and his/her staff the food presentationand quality 110%.The room clean and well kept.The place we would highly recommend with confidence.

Reviewer:Graham Ball | Wed 26th Aug 2015

Great Food and Beautiful Views - Rating 4/5

Very welcoming host. Good parking and easy to get to. Although close to the main road to Keswick, not too noisy. Room was a bit small, but we were offered an upgrade. we travel with a border collie - who was made very welcome - as were all the dogs who stayed or visited during the evening. Breakfast was great and very quickly cooked to order. We had one evening meal with an elderly relation and we all enjoyed the food. Excellent choice and not too expensive, for what is a desirable area for tourists. I will definitely go back to Troutbeck

Reviewer:David Wood | Tue 25th Aug 2015

Troutbeck Inn Review- Rating 0/5

Just returned from a 3 night stay. The room was good,staff were very friendly and the food was excellent.

Reviewer:Chris Waite | Tue 25th Aug 2015

Friendly Hotel - Rating 4/5

Good reception,helpful staff.Beautiful food

Reviewer:Frank Saunders | Sun 23rd Aug 2015

Great alternative to motorway accommodation. - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck Inn is a relaxed and cosy inn not far for the M6. We had a very pleasant night with great food and excellent beer and wine. Definitely worth seeking out!

Reviewer:Nick Midgley | Sun 23rd Aug 2015

Lovely hotel in beautiful area - Rating 4/5

We stayed here for one night as we were visiting the area for a friend's wedding. The Troutbeck Inn is a lovely hotel in a beautiful setting. The lady who ran the hotel was very friendly and very helpful! The breakfast was absolutely delicious! We would definately recommend this hotel and will stay here again if we visit the area!

Reviewer:Helen Laidlaw | Sat 22nd Aug 2015

Spacious cottage - excellent food - Rating 4/5

There was plenty of room for 4 adults and our little boy in our cottage Blencathra.Very comfortable and clean, dogs are allowed and we took ours but there was no smell in the property.The food in the pub was really very good, we ate there every night, again we could take our dogs in too. A great place to stay for a short break. The lack of garden might not work for a longer stay with dogs and children but worked fine for the weekend.

Reviewer:Mrs. Paula Daunt | Wed 19th Aug 2015

Overnight stay - Rating 5/5

Excellent accommodation and first class service from the very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend a visit.

Reviewer:Mr. Andrew Dacey | Wed 19th Aug 2015

Delightful stay in a traditional country Inn - Rating 5/5

A lovely two night stay, great food, reasonably priced and wonderful feel.

Reviewer:Susan Laver | Tue 18th Aug 2015

Our stay at troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

What can be said other than everything was brilliant The staff were very friendly and the meals both breakfast and evening were superb .We will definitely stay there again

Reviewer:PHILLIP EASTHAM | Sun 16th Aug 2015

Stop off between Ireland ferry and Midlands - Rating 5/5

pleasant welcome, comfortable room. No frills. Food in the bar/resaurant was extremely good in both quality and portions. Staff were friendly without being ingratiating. Two night stay was excellent.

Reviewer:Malcolm Millership | Sat 15th Aug 2015

Superb cottage with bar & restaurant to match - Rating 4/5

We stayed in 'Little Mel', the one bedroom cottage behind the inn. Lovely open plan living area with large bedroom above. Had everything needed for a comfortable stay and was very clean and tidy. The bar and restaurant is just a lovely place to sit and eat / drink. Very welcoming and attentive staff without being in your face. The food was just tremendous. Having a 6 month old in tow, we were back reasonably early and ate there most nights. Wonderful fresh produce and hats off to the chef who done it proud. All in all, a cracking place to stay whether your a couple or family. Can't really think of a down side, other than our bed was a bit soft but that is just my personal preference with my dodgy back! Will definitely return soon.

Reviewer:Graham Lishman | Sat 15th Aug 2015

August 2015 - Rating 3/5

A nice stay. Great location and a lovley pub.The accommodation was a little tired in places but generally good value for the money.

Reviewer:Clare Stokes | Fri 14th Aug 2015

Lovely break - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely break in the saddleback cottage I stayed with my husband and 2 of my grown up family ( one holidaying from Sydney we are twice in the troutbeck inn and we would recommend it to everyone first class food

Reviewer:Christine Hogan | Thu 13th Aug 2015

cottages - Rating 5/5

We have stayed in all three cottages over several years. This time was in Little Mell - so cosy with everything we needed and a newly refurbished bathroom. Little Mell has an exceptionally comfortable bed. The food is always excellent and the atmosphere so relaxing and friendly - there aren't many places we go back to time and again but this was our 5th visit.

Reviewer:Helen Andrews | Tue 11th Aug 2015

Our visit - Rating 4/5

We really enjoyed our three nights stay. Room comfortable, bathroom fine with nice walk in shower. Highlight, though, was the excellence of the food, particularly the evening meals. They would not have been out of place in a top London hotel. We plan to visit this hotel again in the future.

Reviewer:Keith McHugh | Mon 10th Aug 2015

Very pleasant hotel - Rating 3/5

The decor is very pleasant and tasteful and a real fire in the bar makes it very cosy.We chose not to eat here but the menu did look very appetising.A wonderful breakfast made up for a miserable nights sleep I'm afraid. The mattress and pillows were rock hard and lumpy -most uncomfortable, but the room and bathroom were both very clean.We felt that the lady in charge may be losing heart in running the place as although she was not unpleasant, she was not over friendly. We felt a slightly strained atmosphere. We were not asked how we slept.

Reviewer:Janet Ward | Mon 10th Aug 2015

perfect stay - Rating 5/5

Just spent 2 nights at the Troutbeck Inn and really enjoyed our stay.Everyone was friendly and we loved the atmosphere. The food was first class.We will certainly be going back in the near future.

Reviewer:Mary Getka | Sun 9th Aug 2015

Short Break - Rating 5/5

We all had a great time, The service, food and hospitality were wonderful, it could not be better.The location suited us and even though the weather was not perfect staying in The Troutbeck Inn made our short break memorable

Reviewer:Elizabeth Smith | Fri 7th Aug 2015

Lovely Stay - Rating 4/5

Visited with two grown up children on a last minute break with the dog! Thoroughly enjoyed our stay we had to eat in the bar with having the dog but this suited us fine and we actually preferred it! Food was amazing can't remember when we last had anything like it superb and not badly priced for the quality!!! Only gripe was no outside bins for doggy poo bags!!!

Reviewer:Julie Appleton | Wed 5th Aug 2015

Great dog friendly hotel! - Rating 5/5

It was our first stay at the Troutbeck Inn and we were thoroughly looked after. The hotel was great! The staff were helpful and friendly and our pet that we were travelling with was also made to feel welcome. We would definitely return for another visit!

Reviewer:Miss. Lisa Hansford | Tue 4th Aug 2015

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

excellent and friendly service, great food and very comfortable accommodation. Altogether a terrific place to stay.

Reviewer:Edward Higham | Mon 3rd Aug 2015

One of our favourite places - Rating 5/5

Lovely spacious room. Very dog friendly. Nice meals and breakfast. convenient location.Helpful and friendly staff.

Reviewer:Johannes Van Der Werf | Sun 2nd Aug 2015

Nice place- Rating 4/5

For the money we paid it was really good with just a few improvements which would make it better , the taps in the kitchen were very fiddly to use and the lack of wifi were the only things but other then that would recommend and would stay again

Reviewer:Melanie Whalley | Sun 2nd Aug 2015

Short stay for Walking - Rating 5/5

I booked the Troutback Inn on, it was a very reasonable price and the Inn was very flexible in providing a second single bed in the double room, so my brother and I had our own beds. The Inn was clean and tidy, and we'd pre-booked for dinner having just done a 17km walk that day - in no mood for going out again!Well, what amazed me was the quality of the food. What appears as a very traditional Inn presented dinner of a standard that you'd be very happy with in many a top end restaurant. We were extremely impressed and it was the perfect finish to a very long day.Well done Troutbeck Inn!

Reviewer:Ian Colledge | Sat 1st Aug 2015

Great Stay - Rating 5/5

Nice room, shower great and lovely toiletries.Food was faultless, excellent quality and presented lovely.Cracking breakfast with some lovely tasty sausages.Would stay again when in the area.

Reviewer:Janet Wilson | Sun 26th Jul 2015

Little Mel Troutbeck - Rating 4/5

A lovely cosy clean one bedroom but spacious cottage. It was close to the main routes for the lakes and benefitted from being across the courtyard from the hotel which served food at a very high standard. Only downside was the smell from the boiler which was discussed with the owner. Would recommend.

Reviewer:Jean Fisher | Fri 24th Jul 2015

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

Really nice hotel with very friendly staff food was first class will be back before to long

Reviewer:Les Laviolette | Mon 20th Jul 2015

Great stay - Rating 5/5

Great stay once again! we love staying here as it is the ideal base to discover walks around ullswater. The owner and staff are very friendly. Fantastic food and really cosy atmosphere. me and my wife as well as our dog otto will definitely be back.

Reviewer:William Roberts | Sun 19th Jul 2015

troutbeck inn cottages - Rating 5/5

we stayed in a cottage attached to the inn - very nice accommodation, food at the inn very good indeed, staff very friendly and the setting in a beautiful area - highly recommend visiting the Troutbeck Inn

Reviewer:Sharon Lightbody | Sun 19th Jul 2015

Lakeland inn - Rating 5/5

Excellent food,very comfortable rooms and incredible hospitality

Reviewer:Helen Horsley | Mon 13th Jul 2015

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Really nice stay, will return.

Reviewer:Andrew Berrington | Fri 10th Jul 2015

Excellent (as always) - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at the Troutbeck Inn on many occasions. It is always of the same high standard and friendly service. The food is excellent!! (the main reason we stay!!!)The last time we had family dine with us and they all enjoyed it, which is an easy thing to do! We are returning again in a couple of months!!

Reviewer:Mrs. Aimee Scott | Thu 2nd Jul 2015

Great stop for C2C - Rating 4/5

An excellent pub with superb food and a nice selection of drinks.I stayed in a single room while C2Cing, and it was very comfortable.There's a chicken shed out the back for storing bikes in, which gives it a nice rustic feel.

Reviewer:Mr. Owen Powell | Mon 29th Jun 2015

Troutbeck Inn Hotel - Rating 4/5

Hotel originally chosen for a two night stopover on the way back from Aberdeenshire to North Wales being within easy reach of the M6 - so glad we did. Perfect location for exploring the northern/western lakes-clean comfortable room-wonderful food. Would stay again.

Reviewer:Vinden Jones | Sat 27th Jun 2015

Far exceeded expectation in all areas - Rating 5/5

we had a lovely stay at the Troutbeck Inn. the food was wonderful, the place was very clean, and extremely peaceful and were nor disturbed by other guests or banging doors. We would return should our travels bring us back to the lakes. just a minor point the food was too rich to eat every night so a "lite bite"menu would be good. That's just a minor point from a wonderful stay ... Thank You.

Reviewer:Richard Kemp | Wed 24th Jun 2015

AN IDEAL BASE! - Rating 5/5

My wife and I stayed locally in 2014 so, knew of the Troutbeck Inn. Whe I decided to surprise my wife with a short, well earned break, this seemed to be the obvious choice! Fortunately, I was right! A great room, excellent breakfast and fantastic evening choices too. A great base away from the main hustle and bustle of the Lakes with a great chec and great host. All of the staf are friendly. Don't forget that, for the most part, English might not be their first language so, you will have to make allowances for that. An unreserved five star reccommendation.

Reviewer:STEFAN PIASECKI | Tue 23rd Jun 2015

Great 2 night stopover - Rating 4/5

Convenient location near Ullswater and on A66 for elsewhere. Plenty of car parking, warm, clean and good sized room (we had room 1). Dinner menu offered a great range for us but don't come here to eat if your preference is burgers, pies, sausages or fish and chips. Places nearby do them! 2 real ales available, log fire and a country like ambiance. No digital locks and car park tokens here.

Reviewer:Andrew Barnes | Mon 22nd Jun 2015

cosy little hotel - Rating 5/5

comfortable room, good food, good beer

Reviewer:Sian Morgan | Thu 18th Jun 2015

Lovely inn - Rating 5/5

This is the best in we have ever stayed at in the Lake District, great food, classy decor and friendly staff.

Reviewer:Glaiza Lansangan | Tue 16th Jun 2015

Third Visit - Rating 4/5

Always a pleasure to visit the Troutbeck and enjoy the fabulous catering.Excellent venue for exploring the northern lakes and fells.

Reviewer:A Wimble | Mon 15th Jun 2015

Excellent stay - Rating 5/5

Had a wonderful stay at trout beck inn. The staff were friendly and welcoming the room was very clean and spacious. We had the pleasure of dinning in the restaurant and we'll what can I say the good was Amazing, outstanding and 5* truly wonderful. I had heard such good reviews about trout beck previously to going now I can see for myself why they are so recommend. Think they should be five star rather then 4 as everything was to such a high standard will be staying again.

Reviewer:Michelle Holmes | Sun 14th Jun 2015

Fabulousholiday - Rating 5/5

We stayed at The Troutbeck Inn for 5 days.The owner and staff were fantastic.Breakfast was amazing and as big or small as you wished.Dinners at night was out of this world.We would definitely recommend this hotel to everyone.Great place to use as a base if you are travelling my car as there is so much beautiful scenary within easy reach and if you are a cyclist there are many cycle routes to take from the hotel..We will definitely be back at The Troutbeck Inn soon

Reviewer:Raymond Fisher | Sat 13th Jun 2015

Recent B&B stay. - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck most welcoming.Good choice forbreakfast,with excellent meals in the evening if required.being able to take the dog into the bar was a bonus.Many thanks.

Reviewer:Joan Le Tissier | Tue 9th Jun 2015

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

We enjoyed two nights in a comfortable room with superb food and excellent service.

Reviewer:JoannaKjaer | Sat 6th Jun 2015

First Class - Rating 5/5

A warm welcome on arrival. The room was great and comfortable. The breakfast was good.I would recommend this hotel and will be staying here again when I am in the area.

Reviewer:Trevor Symonds | Fri 5th Jun 2015

Splendid spot - Rating 4/5

Excellent spot off the beaten track. Very comfortable with good food

Reviewer:K Hopkins | Fri 29th May 2015

Perfect place to stay with a dog - Rating 4/5

We stayed for 3 nights at the Troutbeck with our lurcher, Ozzy. The room was large enough to fit in his crate and of a high quality. The location of the inn was perfect, close to Aira Force and Ullswater for beautiful walks and Penrith if you need to go into town. We ate 3 evening meals in the inn, where the staff were very accommodating, sitting us in the bar where the dog could stay with us. The food was delicious, of restaurant quality.

Reviewer:Miss. Jennifer Steenson | Fri 29th May 2015

Excellent - Rating 5/5

The troutbeck inn is a lovely old hotel with thick carpets, tasteful furnishings and my room was warm and comfortable. The food was excellent and good value for the quality. Best of all the service was unobtrusive but friendly and efficient. I will definately come back.

Reviewer:Mike Thwaite | Thu 28th May 2015

Lovely stay at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

We've just got back from 3 days staying at the Troutbeck Inn, it is a lovely, warm and welcomingand peacefully quiet little Inn.The breakfasts and evening meals are both excellent, plentiful and fresh, with a very good choice on all courses. We hope to go again in the near future and would take our dog with us next time.We would highly recommend astay at the excellent Troutbeck Inn.

Reviewer:Pamela Phoenix | Thu 28th May 2015

Two adults, 7 year old plus dogs - Rating 5/5

Blencathra was a great place to stay. It was clean, cosy and comfortable. It was well placed to explore the Lakes as we were doing as part of a dog breed club.I would love to return as a family to show my husband what he missed out on!

Reviewer:Natalie Wellstood | Tue 26th May 2015

Long Weekend at the Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

We stayed in the 1 bedroom cottage at the Troutbeck Inn over the Bank Holiday Weekend.Very spacious and charming self catering accommodation. The Inn itself was lovely as were the owner &staff. Although we self catered for a couple of days we ate in the restaurant for dinner on Sunday and breakfast on Monday and really enjoyed it. Food was superb. We would not hesitate to visit again perhaps for a longer stay to further explore a beautiful area.

Reviewer:Mrs. Paula Bates | Tue 26th May 2015

Troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

Nice upgrade to shower and bathroom facilities.Menu excellent

Reviewer:Mrs. Helen Horsley | Mon 25th May 2015

A great dog friendly place in the Lakes! - Rating 5/5

We stayed 2 nights bed and breakfast. It was really good all round. Breakfast was extremely fresh and good ingredients used. The room was a large family ensuite which looked out on the fells. We had complementary items in the shower room and tea and coffee making facilities (although no fresh milk. However, I did get a small jug from the helpful receptionist when I asked) can't really fault the place.Would go back.

Reviewer:Tracy McKenna | Mon 25th May 2015

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

A good base to travel and explore the lakes.

Reviewer:Paul Cavill | Sun 17th May 2015

Overnight 6th May 2015 - Rating 4/5

Most enjoyable stayFood was excellentHosts very goodWould stay again without a doubt.

Reviewer:Janice McMillan | Thu 14th May 2015

Excellent hospitality at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Where better to stay than at the Troutbeck Inn? In the Lakes for a few days walking, the Troutbeck Inn provided three retired teachers with comfortable beds, clean rooms, a cosy, well-stocked bar, delicious meals at breakfast and in the evenings and courteous and attentive service. Thank you!

Reviewer:Brian Wood | Fri 8th May 2015

Walking holiday with our dog Max- Rating 5/5

We had a great holiday staying in your cottage little MellThe cottage was all we needed and made us feel very warm and comfortable especially after the long days out and about.The food in the inn was excellent and the staff made us feel very welcome and gad a very friendly nature.I feel sure we will visit again and wound recommend with pleasureKind regardsIan sue &max

Reviewer:Ian Barton | Fri 8th May 2015

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Comfortable room, good food and beer, friendly staff. Enjoyable stay.

Reviewer:Hazel Gardner | Thu 7th May 2015

Review of Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

The room we booked was large, comfortable and spotlessly clean. The restaurant served a varied menu and the quality of the food was exceptional on all the nights we dined. The bar was a comfortable area to enjoy a drink before or after the evening meal. The hosts and staff were very friendly and attentive and we would have no hesitation whatsoever in recommending Troutbeck Inn to anyone looking for fine accommodation in this area.

Reviewer:Nigel Burnham | Thu 7th May 2015

Troutbeck- Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck inn is the best! The staff are warm and friendly and the fresh Irish mussels and local trout were nicely prepared. I experienced the best night's sleep of my trip!

Reviewer:Carol J Smith | Tue 5th May 2015

Excellent value for money - Rating 5/5

Great location for the hills, very accessible too. The ladyrunning the place was very efficient, friendly and hard-working and made sure we had everything we needed. Food was excellent, massive portions and well worth the money. Our room was small but very clean and the views were excellent. Breakfast again was huge and overall the price we paid makes this place extremely good value for money. Would not hesitate to stay here again, really pleased with our stay.

Reviewer:Paul Watson | Tue 5th May 2015

Excellent 50th Birthday weekend break - Rating 5/5

We have just got back from a weekend break to celebrate my 50th Birthday. The Hotel staff are very friendly and look after your every needs. The food is fantastic. Some of the best I have tasted anywhere. I had the seafood ragout with parmesan linguine and my partner had pan fried beef fillet cooked to perfection.all at very reasonable prices. Would thoroughly recommend

Reviewer:Gail Betts | Mon 4th May 2015

One night stay with dinner and breakfast - Rating 5/5

All good super clean rooms comfy bed excellent food

Reviewer:Geoff Coe | Mon 4th May 2015

Weekend Trip - Rating 5/5

We had a great time, Good clean room, Hearty Breakfast, will be back next year.

Reviewer:Nick Weeks | Fri 1st May 2015

Wedding Anniversary Break - Rating 5/5

An other great stay at the Troutbeck. Relaxing,friendly and welcoming as always.Comfortable room and excellent food.

Reviewer:Melvyn Doidge | Thu 30th Apr 2015

top class hotel - Rating 5/5

great food and service, nice clean hotel

Reviewer:Frederick Taylor | Tue 28th Apr 2015

Perfect Weekend - Rating 5/5

We travel to the Lake District frequently throughout the year and try to stay at different areas. We can't praise The Troutbeck Inn enough! Clean cosy rooms and the food was second to none! A peaceful location, ideal for any kind of break! We'll definately be back!

Reviewer:Trevor Nisbet | Sun 26th Apr 2015

Weekend Walking Break - Rating 5/5

Chose this accomodation as it was near to our planned walks - Blencathra, Skiddaw and Helvelyn. Its in a great spot just off the A66 and offers great value for money. We stayed for 2 nights on a B&B basis and dined on the first night in the restaurant. The evening meal was superb and from a menu with some other very tempting starters/mains and desserts. The breakfast choices are fairly standard with the cooked option nicely prepared. The restaurant and bar are lovely relaxing areas with a very homely open log fire. Our room was a good size (standard double) clean,nicely decorated with a comfy bed and decent shower. All in all a very nice place to stay with very friendly staff to compliment it and to make our stay enjoyable. We would definately stay again.

Reviewer:Paul Mansfield | Mon 20th Apr 2015

Dog friendly accomodation - Rating 5/5

We had a delightful visit with a lovely spacious room, excellent food and service and a very warm welcome for our dog. I'd recommend this hotel to anyone especially dog owners!

Reviewer:Mrs. Barbara Willis | Sun 19th Apr 2015

Pleasant trip - Rating 4/5

We decided on our stay at Troutbeck due to the good reviews we read. In particular, it was dog friendly, and you could eat your breakfast and meals in the bar area, alongside your dogs. There is a small area of grass where dogs can be taken for early morning and late evening toilet calls, a short distance down the road there is a bit larger area with a brook nearby. We were in a spacious double room, lovely view to the fells, plenty of storage, small selection of toiletries, however for us, the bed was a bit uncomfortable, but this may not be the same for other guests. The service from staff was quick and friendly. There is a good dinner menu, with a good range of choices. Breakfasts were lovely, served hot and very enjoyable. The Inn, although just a hamlet, has good access to all main routes to the Lakes. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend it to others.

Reviewer:Christine Collier | Sat 18th Apr 2015

Chris and Liz say thank you for everything- Rating 5/5

From the moment we walked in the door we felt at ease and looked after. The room was very comfortable, the breakfasts amazing and the dinners are outstandingly prepared and tasty. On top of that the views are great it has access to a wide amount of beautiful country and the owners care very much about all your needs. A return will not be long in coming. Thank you Troutbeck

Reviewer:Mr. Chrs Walters | Mon 13th Apr 2015

Excellent - Rating 5/5

We loved everything about this wonderful place. Excellent meals. Peaceful and scenic setting. Very dog friendly. We will be back.

Reviewer:Johannes Van Der Werf | Thu 9th Apr 2015

Troutbeck inn- Rating 4/5

Lovely settings in a great location. The views are amazing and set in a peaceful location with easy access to M6 and the rest of the Lake District.The staff where very friendly and helpful.We didn't eat in the restaurant as we decided to eat out in Keswick but we did have a couple of drinks in bar(wow and I thought london prices where high for drinks nearly £5 for a pint of Paronie) . We did have breakfast in the bar in the morning as we had dog with us and dogs are not aloud in restaurant (understandably). Full English is is a must and cooked very well.The room was a good size we had a large double room with own bathroom. Only down side was the bed and pillows, pillows where very hard along with the bed but hay some people like hard beds some people like soft so can't please everyone.All in all a very good stay and great if you have your dog with you as there just as welcome

Reviewer:Philip Hughes | Wed 8th Apr 2015

Wonderful stay - Rating 5/5

Had booked the larger room as we like a large bed - very comfortable, clean and plenty of tea, coffee etc.Warning - only order the full breakfast if you have a very big appetite - absolutely delicious and obviously freshly cooked (not under hot lights)!All in all - excellent and would highly recommend.Will most definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Brenda Gallery | Tue 7th Apr 2015

shelter from the stormy blast - Rating 5/5

An excellent place to stay and would definitely book again.

Reviewer:Mr. Richard Cross | Tue 7th Apr 2015

overnight staymidweek - Rating 5/5

we had alovely overnight the evening meal was excellent and the cooked breakfast was one of the best we have had

Reviewer:Ian Johnstone | Sat 4th Apr 2015

Great stay- Rating 5/5

Another great stay at the Troutbeck Inn. Comfortable room, friendly staff and excellent breakfast. Evening meal in the bar was really good. Hubby is addicted to the Indonesian curry. I've tried lots of different main meals which have always been excellant quality and extremely tasty. We will be back later in the year.

Reviewer:Mrs. Jill Carvell | Tue 31st Mar 2015

A wonderful find! - Rating 5/5

What a great base for exploring the lakes.The Inn has splendid features inside and is cosy and welcoming. The staff are friendly and the food is excellent.All round a very well-run and comfortable place to stay. Highly recommended.

Reviewer:Ms. Jean Mackie | Mon 30th Mar 2015

Excellent Holiday - Rating 5/5

We stayed in one of their self catering cottages for 6 nights. A very good base for exploring the district. The facilities are first class. The bar and staff in the hotel are very welcoming after a day on the hills. The food from the restaurant is excellent! We have stayed before and will stay again.

Reviewer:Mr. Ian Sherratt | Mon 30th Mar 2015

A wonderful stay with our two dogs - Rating 5/5

My husband and I stayed at the Troutbeck with our two dogs for a few days. Arrived on Monday and left on Friday. We had a meal the first night which was superb especially for the cost, the breakfast is most probably one of the best I've actually ever had. Definitely will be booking for next year. Staff were really friendly and the owner works non stop and is very helpful.

Reviewer:Mr. Robert Docherty | Fri 27th Mar 2015

excellent - Rating 4/5

Great food and delightful atmosphere, very good service also.

Reviewer:Mr. Brendon Buckley | Fri 27th Mar 2015

Night at troutbeck- Rating 5/5

Lovely stay. Very welcoming, good food comfortable room. Excellent value for money.

Reviewer:Mrs. Angela Carmichael | Thu 26th Mar 2015

Three day stay - Rating 4/5

Enjoyed our stay in a very comfortable (large room) breakfast was first class. Our only problem was the steep stair to our room.

Reviewer:Mr. John Anderson | Thu 26th Mar 2015

Quiet weekend break - Rating 5/5

My wife I had a splendid weekend staying at the inn. Perfect for what we wanted and the food was fantastic and the bar wasn't over crowded and is well stocked. Will definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Geoff Smith | Tue 24th Mar 2015

Troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

Had a great long weekend break at the troutbeck inn,food is excellent,service is of an high standard.loved the open fire in the dining room.bedtoom comfortable.

Reviewer:Tony Hill | Tue 24th Mar 2015

Anniversary Treat - Rating 5/5

We had a really pleasant stay the rooms are very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was excellent, and the evening meal was superb. The staff are very friendly and helpful. And the location is great, we went as a family group and we all enjoyed ourselves. Thank you the Dewhurst family

Reviewer:Lynda Dewhurst | Mon 23rd Mar 2015

another great break - Rating 5/5

Once again we have just arrived home from a lovely stay at Blencathra Cottage at the Troutbeck Inn. The cottage is comfy and cosy and with both bedrooms en-suite there is no fighting for the bathroom. We enjoyed some delicious meals at the Inn, never tasted better anywhere else, the menu is superb. The staff are very friendly and helpful and it's great just to walk across the courtyard back to the cottage so no one has to forgo a drink to enjoy the meals. Altogether a super relaxing break away.

Reviewer:Mrs. Pam Straughan | Fri 20th Mar 2015

One night in Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

Comfortable , friendly hotel, very dog friendly. Dinner and breakfast were excellent, freshly cooked, very generous portions. Easily accessible from motorway and a few minutes drive from Ullswaterand Keswick

Reviewer:Michael Fulforth | Sun 15th Mar 2015

Our anniversary break - Rating 4/5

We had a lovely stay here.It was a good base for exploring the Lakes.It was clean and tidy, the food was excellent and the staff were pleasant however the £5 per dog fee does not include a free sausage at breakfast, aww!The only other thing to consider is, the Inn closes at 11pm which felt a bit like a curfew to us but not necessarily an issue for everyone.Also, there were no bins provided for poo bags.All that said, we had a lovely time.

Reviewer:Ms. Lou Callaghan | Mon 9th Mar 2015

Perfect weekend stay despite the weather - Rating 5/5

Perfect location in terms of accessibility to major roads and views of the hills (fells).Clean accommodation, tasty food and bonus that dogs ate not just allowed to stay but can accompany you at mealtimes too.Very friendly staff.Would recommend without reservation

Reviewer:Deborah Parker | Mon 9th Mar 2015

Troutbeck Inn - Little Mel - Rating 5/5

Excellent accommodation and great that you can take your dogs along with you. Great location and base for trips out or for heading out into the hills. Amazing food at the Troutbeck Inn plus you can dine with your furry friends making the whole experience family friendly. Would definitely go back and visit again. Friendly, inviting and welcoming. Thanks for a great stay.

Reviewer:Beverley Vaughan | Mon 9th Mar 2015

From north of the border - Rating 4/5

Thanks for a lovely weekend. Excellent service, delicious food and a roaring open fire!

Reviewer:Martin Kay | Mon 23rd Feb 2015

Spot on hotel - Rating 5/5

Fantastic welcome and very clean and tidy rooms.We booked a table for 7:30 pm but were nearly two hours late, this was no problem for the staff and they were very accommodating.The food was exceptional

Reviewer:Angus Nairn | Mon 23rd Feb 2015

Excellent weekend break at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

We recently spent 3 nights at the Troutbeck Inn and thoroughly recommend it. Very clean, comfortable and excellent food and service. Staff very helpful and friendly

Reviewer:Keith Boyde | Mon 23rd Feb 2015

relaxing break - Rating 5/5

Lovely 3 night stay, honestly cant fault it.Had a large double room, which was very clean and had everything you needed, including stunning views.Ate here all 3 nights and food was superb as was the service.All staff were very pleasant and polite nothing was to much trouble for them.Will certainly be returning for more of the same.

Reviewer:Mr. Richard Smith | Sat 21st Feb 2015

A Warm Welcome. - Rating 5/5

A short break to celebrate a wedding aniversary. I cannot blame the hotel for the weather and can only praise the hotel for being superb in every respect. It was a thoroughly enjoyable stay. Thank you to all the team!

Reviewer:Philip Fairclough | Sat 21st Feb 2015

Absolutely wonderful - Rating 5/5

This is a wonderful place to stay, everything is so lovely, the location, the staff are friendly , the food is excellent and the atmosphere in the restaurant is lovely.We stayed in one of the cottagesand for us it was perfect. Very spacious. I would have no hesitation in recommending this to anyone and we would definitely return.

Reviewer:Mr. Malcolm Shepherd | Mon 16th Feb 2015

week end break - Rating 5/5

we booked at the last minuet for a week end away ... and we couldn't have picked a better place! a warm and friendly pub hotel in a good location we also booked a table on the first night and had a beautiful meal ... we didn't know whether to photograph it or eat it ... it looked so good! we would recommend the Troutbeck inn to anyone wanting to visit this interesting part of the Lake district

Reviewer:Mike Glover | Wed 11th Feb 2015

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

Date:2nd -9th Feb 2015We stayed in this lovely cosy, warm and well equipped cottage for a week.The venue gave us access to many places and excellent walks.The weather was fantastic and the hosts very accomodating and friendly.We will certainly book this again in the coming year.One suggestion would be placing a visitors book in the cottage in order for people to write their comments re places visited and interesting venues/walks around and about.

Reviewer:Susan Irving | Tue 10th Feb 2015

Overnight stay - Rating 5/5

Stayed at the Troutbeck Inn for 1 night this was very welcoming and great breakfast. Had two small dogs also not a problem and made welcome. Great scenery lovely room

Reviewer:Carolyn Jones | Tue 10th Feb 2015

Amazing time at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck Inn is situated in a stunning location with great views. I can not fault the rooms &the staff were helpful and very friendly, making us feel very welcome. The evening meal and breakfast were both delicious. Highly recommended.

Reviewer:Joanne Wilson | Mon 9th Feb 2015

Holiday Weekend - Rating 5/5

Accommodation/facilities and food were first classWould hesitate to use this inn again.

Reviewer:Jim Cobb | Sun 8th Feb 2015

Great hotel, particularly the food - Rating 5/5

A great hotel, with one of the best evening meals we can remember having. A really good breakfast too. Don't know how the room was such good value - similar price to a youth hostel. Can't fault it at all.

Reviewer:Laurence Colyer | Sun 1st Feb 2015

loveley stop over - Rating 5/5

Stayed here for one night before travelling on and it was excellent.Nice single room and en suite and good food as I ate there in the evening of my arrival and had breakfast.Friendly owner who was attentive,I think my only negative was the room despite putting heater onfull was a bit cold but not cold for sleeping as the duvet was nice and thick but it is exceptional cold and windy weather whilst i was there.

Reviewer:Carlo De Chiro | Mon 12th Jan 2015

Weekend stay in January while attending family wedding anniversary - Rating 5/5

A lovely welcoming inn, with superb food and a roaring log fire, a most welcome retreat on a windy and wet weekend.The restaurant was packed on the Saturday evening, and we were not surprised.The food is scrumptious.Having family connections in the area and having lived here ourselves, this is a great find, and we will be back.

Reviewer:Mr. Bryan Clark | Mon 12th Jan 2015

Fantastic base to explore the lake district - Rating 5/5

I've been frequenting the hotel for several years now, and have also enjoyed many stays in the holiday cottages attached to the hotel.The staff are friendly, the hotel has a warm comfortable atmosphere, and the food is excellent.

Reviewer:Mr. Steve Waite | Tue 6th Jan 2015

New Year Getaway - Rating 5/5

We were looking to head somewhere quiet and peaceful to get away from the Edinburgh New Year chaos and that is exactly what we got.The room was clean and warm and the staff were friendly and accommodating.We had dinner both nights of our stay which was excellent.Breakfast was also great and incredibly filling! We were hoping to do some walking and cycling but the weather didn't permit.However, we will definitely be back in the Spring/Summer time as it is a perfect base for the many hill walks and cycle routes around that area.

Reviewer:Liane Dobson | Tue 6th Jan 2015

A night in winter - Rating 5/5

Warm, cosy and inviting. Service was good and staff friendly. The cost of the stay was very good value.

Reviewer:Eric Jubb | Sun 4th Jan 2015

Very pleasant traditional pub hotel - Rating 5/5

Had a very nice stay. Seemed a traditional family run business and everybody was friendly, helpful and polite. The food in the restaurant was excellent (beef fillet &sirloin). Excellent access, parking and location, would recommend. Only downside was the shower which could do with updating.

Reviewer:Mr. Matt Lazenby | Thu 1st Jan 2015

Brilliant - Rating 5/5

A great place to stay. Lovely warm and clean room and the food was superb. We really enjoyed our stay and we certainly will return. Thankyou to the owners .

Reviewer:Susan Irving | Mon 15th Dec 2014

A True Gem - Rating 4/5

We stayed for 2 nights Decemeber 14 and really enjoyed it. It is a warm friendly in that is comfortable in every way. The staff and owners are great and nothing is too much trouble for them.The food is absoluteley first class as is the breakfast 10 stars to the Troutbeck Inn

Reviewer:Catherine Alexander | Sun 14th Dec 2014

Wonderful overnight stay - Rating 5/5

We stayed for one night in one of the larger double bedrooms.The accommodation was very comfortable and the food fantastic.Thoroughly recommend a stay here.

Reviewer:Andrew Hardwick | Tue 2nd Dec 2014

Multiple Visits Planned - Rating 5/5

We had a 3 day break together with our small dog in Nov.2014.I can not praise the Troutbeck enough for the way we were treated and the excellent food on offer.We had to reduce the quantity of breakfast supplied and the quality was exceptional.The food available on the evening menu was also exceptional and the presentation such that i was compelled to take photos.We have already booked a further break for our anniversary in Feb. This must speak for itself regarding our opinion of the Inn and its management .

Reviewer:Mr. GeorgeTitley | Fri 28th Nov 2014

Special Winter Offer - Rating 4/5

I was on a weekend conference at the Rheged Centre Penrith and came across the Troutbeck Inn. I was delighted to book on their Special Winter Offer. Perfectly situated for the Motorway, Rheged and Ullswater, I couldn't fault the service, accommodation or food, although the availability of a snack rather than having only the dinner menu available to me on the Friday evening would have been welcome, particularly as a resident guest. Thank you.

Reviewer:Mrs. Valerie Dalling | Thu 27th Nov 2014

warm and cosy - Rating 4/5

Lovely warm cottage, bags of hot water. Love the upside down layout. Ideal position, just off main road so easy access for travelling/ visiting but still very quiet. Great we could take our dog with us. Would book again.

Reviewer:Maxine Templeman | Mon 24th Nov 2014

stay review - Rating 4/5

Very good food and atmosphere.Shower very temperamental but was told that IS how electric showers are anywhere.

Reviewer:Beatrice Dosgheas | Mon 24th Nov 2014

Saddleback - Rating 5/5

Our fifth stay...we love it here...glorious views...lovely warm and cosy cottage where our dog Gemma is welcomed and food to die for...what more could you ask for?We were well looked after yet again...thank you so much and we will see you soon.

Reviewer:Suzanne Clayton | Fri 21st Nov 2014

A nights stay in the North Lakes - Rating 4/5

We had a very pleasant stay.The room was cosy and comfortable.The staff were very friendly and helpful.The breakfast was very tasty and the food we had fir our evening meal was absolutely delicious. I would award 5 stars for the food.

Reviewer:Beverley Abbotts | Mon 17th Nov 2014

Weekend break - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely time ,the food is amazing

Reviewer:Dawn Davies | Sun 16th Nov 2014

Our Weekend Break - Rating 4/5

Before coming to the hotel we had checked trip advisor and the result was only Fair. We found the Troutbeck to be excellent. The welcome was warm and friendly. The room overlooking Blencathra well appointed &perfect for our needs and for Ellie the dog as well. The food was to die for (We never saw the Chef!!!!). The whole experience was superb and we will be returning in the future

Reviewer:Mr. John Jones | Wed 12th Nov 2014

Excellent hotel and customer service - Rating 5/5

We stayed just one night and would certainly return. Good room facilities with excellent traditional look public areas. The food was superb and very reasonably priced. The service we received could not be better.

Reviewer:Russ Grant | Sun 9th Nov 2014

Great for dog lovers - Rating 5/5

One night break to do some walking around Ullswater. We brought our Patterdale terrier and were very pleasantly surprised to be able to eat excellent restaurant quality food and not have to leave her in the room.A very friendly welcome.

Reviewer:David Edwards | Wed 5th Nov 2014

Great food, room v hot! - Rating 4/5

Wonderful breakfast and dinner.Nice relaxing environment.Bedroom extremely hot - the heating was on far too high for our liking.The electric shower isn't brilliant, but overall very good value for money.Would recommend eating here.

Reviewer:Mr. Darren Wake | Mon 3rd Nov 2014

Very pleased- Rating 4/5

Was very impressed with everything and would reconvened to anybody good value for money

Reviewer:Sarah Ward | Sun 2nd Nov 2014

Enjoyable Weekend - Rating 4/5

From entering the establishment on Thursday to leaving on the Sunday morning we were made very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The food was excellent and the staff were very pleasant and accommodating.

Reviewer:William Morritt | Sun 26th Oct 2014

Great weekend at the Troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

A relaxing two night stay in pleasant and peaceful accommodation. Room very comfortable with lovely views. Excellent food. Shame about the rain!

Reviewer:Elaine Dunn | Tue 21st Oct 2014

Return visit to Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

An excellent Inn for visits to the Lake District, especially to be near to Ullswater and Helvelyan. Comfortable rooms with all amenities, good car, parking.However, the star of the Inn is the Chef who produces fabulous food at good prices. These are all served by excellent and friendly staff.The owner is there to greet you and she looks after your needs admirably. ThIs was our 2nd visit for our Wedding Anniversary and I hope to repeat it again next year.

Reviewer:Carol Donnelly | Thu 16th Oct 2014

Very pleasant stay - Rating 5/5

Warm, comfortable with a lovely atmosphere and very good restaurant

Reviewer:Brian Muir | Wed 15th Oct 2014

Walking weekend - Rating 5/5

Thank you for a perfect walking weekend, clean comfortable room and a super evening meal and breakfast. Couldn't ask for more - the weather was perfect also.Staff we were welcoming. Thank you - we will return again.

Reviewer:Ernest Gillespie | Mon 13th Oct 2014

Highly Recommended. - Rating 5/5

We booked the Troutbeck Inn with only about two weeks notice and the cost seemed very reasonable. We had some concern in regard to how close to the A65 the Inn is and wondered how 'picturesque' such a location would be. However, such concerns were unfounded and the hotel is in a beautiful location, with great views and as a bonus, it's really easy to get to on a busy Friday evening.The Inn itself is very hospitable, with friendly staff, a bar with a good selection of real ales and great hygiene standards.We stopped for two nights and had breakfast both days and ate in the restaurant on Saturday evening. The food was all outstanding!

Reviewer:Edmund Platt | Sun 12th Oct 2014

Excellent evening meals - Rating 5/5

comfortable feel to bar and dining room, meals of a different bias than usual and we thorougly enjoyed both evenings. Staff very obliging and unobtrusive. Noisy birds!

Reviewer:Karen Smith | Fri 10th Oct 2014

warm and welcoming - Rating 5/5

A much needed stop after driving from lochness.booked last minute but very pleased with the choice. Lovely place lovely food and drink.a good nights sleep and a fantastic breakfast.perfectly placed to visit all the lakes have to offer.

Reviewer:Kelly Surtees | Tue 7th Oct 2014

we will be back - Rating 5/5

what a wonderful stay. The staff were excellent. we were made to feel welcome, the rooms was cleanand the bed very comfortable. what can i say about the food, it was delicious, after a day of walking what more could you ask for. we will return after the year

Reviewer:Christine Mcgeorge | Thu 2nd Oct 2014

Little Mel - Rating 3/5

Stayed in Little Mel cottage - perfect for the price &what we needed.The restaurant was a little formal for us but would suit maybe an older couple??!

Reviewer:Ciara O\'Neill | Tue 30th Sep 2014

Stay here ! - Rating 5/5

Cozy, friendly, helpful &polite staff. I found nothing to dislike during my stay here. Don't expect to leave Troutbeck Inn lighter than when you arrived .... the food is excellent ! Thoroughly recommended.

Reviewer:Mr. Lloyd Roberts | Thu 25th Sep 2014

Terrific Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

Peaceful stay in a great inn. Good food and service. Excellent value for money in a picturesque location. Highly recommended

Reviewer:Mr. Murray Dawson | Thu 25th Sep 2014

troutbeckinn - Rating 5/5

rooms lovely, food fantastic, could do with somewhere for guests to sit when not dining. No one available to return key to on morning of departure felt a bit like we were sneaking away, but would definitely stay again and recommend to friends

Reviewer:Mrs. Valerie Sloan | Wed 24th Sep 2014

Peace and quiet - Rating 4/5

Just offthe A66 this haven of quiet set between Keswick and Penrith Great views of the surrounding area Mega breakfast and a very tasty dinner menu prepared to a high standard by the resident chef. well kept selection of Ales and wines Well worth staying here orbooking for dinner. Rooms average size but nice and clean with a large comfortable bed and shower cubicle in en suite

Reviewer:Mr. Barry Woodhouse | Tue 23rd Sep 2014

Sept. 2014 - Rating 5/5

Excellent food and staff.Attention to individual preferences is remarkable and very much appreciated.The only slight downside is that there are quite a few flies about in the eating areas which is of concern where there is uncovered food about. Overall excellent and a very pleasurable stay--thank you.

Reviewer:Alan Fawcett | Sat 20th Sep 2014

A really lovely Inn- Rating 5/5

We really enjoyed our stay.Our room and the facilities were very comfortable and clean. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was delicious. We will definitely visit again.

Reviewer:Mrs. Andrea Fawaz | Thu 18th Sep 2014

Love this Inn - Rating 5/5

We had three very comfortable night at Troutbeck, and all the food reviews we read weren't lying! Food amazing, room and bed very comfortable and quiet. We will definitely return.

Reviewer:Carol Thorman | Wed 17th Sep 2014

Good Spot- Rating 4/5

My room was comfortable and quiet, staff were attentive but not intrusive, evening meal was excellent, a good choice for breakfast for those who wake up hungry and want a satisfying start to the day, an ideal base for those whowant to explore the area and situated justoff the easy to locate.

Reviewer:Mr. Barry Sylvester | Tue 16th Sep 2014

A pleasant stay - Rating 5/5

A pleasant stay, good clean and comfortable room, good breakfasts, good evening meals, pleasant friendly staff, a well stocked bar, with a great choice of real ales, wine and spirits. Location great for Keswick , Penrith and ullswater area.

Reviewer:Jonathan Brighton | Sun 7th Sep 2014

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Lovely place, easy access to Penrith and KeswickHotel great, lovely clean spacious rooms, and very friendly staff.. we took our dogs and would recommend this Hotel to any other travellers with dogs, they are allowed access in the bar in the evening which is great Would certainly recommend the Troutbeck and return again in the future.

Reviewer:Mrs. Shelagh Holmes | Sun 7th Sep 2014

Saddleback - Rating 5/5

We have recently returned from a weekend break with our 7 yr old granddaugher.We have known the hotelfor over 40yrs but this is our 1st residential stay.We had a fabulous break.Loved the cottage and will certainly return.Our granddaughter loved the upside down layout.The loo brush and can opener need replacing.The only downside for us was that check in is from 2 .We arrived just before 3 and had to wait til nearly 3.30 for the key.We ordered tea as we had to wait and felt this should have been complimentary in the circumstances.Just a small point but we felt it worth mentioning.

Reviewer:Mr. Alan Johnson | Sun 7th Sep 2014

B&B one night stay - Rating 4/5

Made very welcome. Very comfortable although bedroom a little small. Food excellent - dinner and then breakfast.

Reviewer:B S Bartlett | Wed 3rd Sep 2014

Great stop-off between Scotland and Devon - Rating 5/5

Lovely accommodation. Great service.Quality food. Highly recommended.

Reviewer:Mr. Ben King | Tue 2nd Sep 2014

Relaxing - Rating 5/5

I wanted a change from the usual places I find myself in when travelling on business.The Troutbeck Inn is not far off the M6/A66. The food and drink are excellent and the staff very friendly and helpful.I had a tranquil evening in a relaxing atmosphere and a good nights sleep before finishing my stay with a good breakfast - then back to the grindstone. I'd stay again.

Reviewer:Gordon Steele | Tue 2nd Sep 2014

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

Truly a home from home! Cottage is warm and cosy with everything provided. The Troutbeck Hotel itself welcomed both us and our dog warmly.its a good base from which to explore the Lake District and we looked forward to returning to the cottage in the evening. Also appreciated the private parking available

Reviewer:Kim Byrom | Sun 31st Aug 2014

short stay - Rating 4/5

As our previous stays at the Troutbeck, we were not let down,thoroughly enjoyed our stay.Good quality food ales and Whiskey selection.Good mannered and attentive staff.

Reviewer:Mr. Gerard Loughran | Thu 28th Aug 2014

Fantastic food - Rating 5/5

Just had a short three night break Hill walking in the Lake district. I chose to book this Inn online after reading previous reviews and because it was close to the walks I had planned, Skiddaw, Blencathra and Great Dodd. So glad I did, staff very frindly, food fantastic and all areas very clean. I highly recommend this as a place to stay and would have no hesitation in revisiting if in the area

Reviewer:Colin Shearer | Mon 25th Aug 2014

Short break - Rating 4/5

Comfortable surroundings.Excellant food.

Reviewer:Robert Cook | Thu 21st Aug 2014

Coast to Coast - Rating 5/5

Brief but lovely stay - meal was superb!

Reviewer:Sharon Healey | Wed 20th Aug 2014

Perfect - Rating 5/5

Very pleasant stay - comfortable single room, delicious supper, friendly staff.

Reviewer:Sarah Chesters | Tue 19th Aug 2014

Wonderful - Rating 4/5

Friendly and clean rooms.

Reviewer:Mirko Manbic | Sat 16th Aug 2014

Great stay - Rating 5/5

We stayed 3 nights in the troutbeckinn me my wife and dog each and every one of us enjoyed the stay .Trout beck in the middle of everywhere great position in the lakes.The stay in the inn was lovely we had evening meal which is lovely a must and the breakfast is beautiful sets you up for the day .We enjoyed a few drinks later with other patrons got through a few pints of cockerhoopI would give 4.5 but can't so I have to go up to a 5

Reviewer:Robert Bourne | Fri 15th Aug 2014

Lovely place to stay - Rating 5/5

We arrived by bicycle for which there was a secure parking area. Staff very friendly and nice comfortable bar. Really nice meal in the restaurant and breakfast was also great. Fine sized clean and comfortable room.

Reviewer:Mr. Dave Cormack | Mon 11th Aug 2014

Weekend stay - Rating 5/5

Stayed for 2 nights ,staff were very friendly ,asked for a pet friendly room which was a great size and surprisingly to a good standard ,breakfast was 1st class set you up for the day ,evening meals were ofthe highest standardwouldn't hesitate to recommendor return for another stay

Reviewer:George Maclaren | Mon 11th Aug 2014

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Friendly people;comfortable accommodation and excellent food. I heartily reccommend the Troutbeck.

Reviewer:Arthur Higham | Tue 5th Aug 2014

Recent stay Aug 2014 - Rating 5/5

Very Good. All staff friendly,helpful andprofessional. Room very pleasant.Food was excellent with an extensive dinner menu which was well cooked and presented. Would recommend.

Reviewer:Mrs. Elaine Allen | Tue 5th Aug 2014

Wet weekend, home comforts - Rating 5/5

Easy to find, great location, cooked breakfasts superb along with mega efficient service, choice of 3 real ales, comfortable lounge, bedroom and showers all good, views stunning, difficult to fault, shame we picked the only weekend in last 2 months that was wet, hey ho, we will certainly return and definite recommend.

Reviewer:Ian Newton | Mon 4th Aug 2014

Comming back! - Rating 5/5

Friendly staff. Very good food. Good atmosphere. Enjoyed it very much.

Reviewer:Volker Husemann | Fri 1st Aug 2014

unsurpassable - Rating 5/5

quiet, convenient, comfortable with excellent food from a wide choice of evening meals. Everything you could wish for on a short break close to nature's paradise

Reviewer:Dr. Andrew Billson | Thu 31st Jul 2014

short stay - Rating 5/5

An attractive inn in a beautiful location. Breakfasts are superb.

Reviewer:John Shoulder | Mon 28th Jul 2014

Mr B- Rating 5/5

We stayed for three nights at this very cosy little pub/B&B.The rooms although olde worlde and a little old fashioned were very clean and very comfortable. We were made to feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. The food was good old fashioned cooking and was delicious, both breakfasts and dinners.We would definitely return and recommend anyone to go.

Reviewer:Barry Johnson | Thu 24th Jul 2014

A GEM OF THE LAKES - Rating 4/5

Just returned from a 4 day stay,We found the inn,clean,hospitable,with 5 star food.what more could you wish for.Will be back

Reviewer:Robert Maiden | Mon 21st Jul 2014

Excellent stay - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at the Troutbeck Inn on three previous occasions and enjoyed it very much.Our fourth visit has been equally enjoyable.The bedrooms are very comfortable and well equipped.The public areas have a pleasant ambience that befits the age of the property.Dinner is excellent with a good choice of freshly-cooked dishes, and the same is true of breakfast.We found all the staff to be very friendly and welcoming.We would fully recommend the Troutbeck Inn and look forward to returning.

Reviewer:Keith Millar | Sun 20th Jul 2014

B&B - Rating 4/5

Room clean &comfortable with everything we needed for overnight stop.Food Excellent with quick, attentive, but not intrusive service.

Reviewer:Mrs. Janet Johnstone | Fri 18th Jul 2014

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Friendly staff, nice clean establishment and superb freshly cooked food..

Reviewer:Andrew Cook | Thu 17th Jul 2014

relaxing break - Rating 4/5

although just off the A66 there was no noise from traffic - could sleep with bedroom window open.wide selection of food for breakfast, beautifully cooked. easy parking.

Reviewer:Elaine Cooper | Thu 17th Jul 2014

Welcoming Bar - Rating 4/5

Very welcoming pub, nice cosy bar area where dogs are welcome

Reviewer:Heather Whittaker | Tue 15th Jul 2014

Summary - Rating 4/5

A pleasant stay but need a larger room for more than two or three days. No space for all our clothes and baggage in a small room.Service good, b'fast and evening meals top rate but were hurried between courses.

Reviewer:John Donnelly | Mon 14th Jul 2014

Good with food - Rating 4/5

only a 1 night stand. Reception good, room fairfood excellent

Reviewer:Colin Aibscough | Mon 14th Jul 2014

good location - Rating 5/5

comfortable inn and meal was excellent

Reviewer:Marion Reid | Wed 9th Jul 2014

A good base for the Lakes - Rating 4/5

We have dined at the Troutbeck Inn several times and would definitely recommend the restaurant. Our accommodation though small was comfortable and clean and the bathroom had been recently updated.

Reviewer:Janet Spalding | Tue 8th Jul 2014

C2C biker - Rating 5/5

Could not fault room brill bike storage very good food as good as I have had in any top hotel thank you and we will be back

Reviewer:Joanne Chapman | Mon 7th Jul 2014

long weekend - Rating 5/5

once again rowan,great weekend meals so good and good companybryan see you bye

Reviewer:Brian Brindle | Sun 6th Jul 2014

Saddleback - Rating 5/5

Our fourth stay.We were well and truly looked after again by a lovely landlady, friendly staff and the most glorious of chefs, providing the best food ever!Warm, clean and comfortable accommadation and also dog friendly so our whippet Gemma was welcome too.Would highly recommend, can't wait for our next visit.Many thank you's to all at the Troutbeck Inn.

Reviewer:Suzanne Clayton | Fri 4th Jul 2014

Chilled out weekend - Rating 5/5

Lovely hospitality , good food &beer. A great base to explore the lakes. Will definitely return.

Reviewer:Robert Carter | Sun 29th Jun 2014

WEEKEND STAY - Rating 5/5

Just arrived back from our stay this weekend which is our second visit to the troutbeck inn. Lovely place , made very welcome and excellent food . Would highly recommend.Mick &Debbie Jordan, Hull

Reviewer:Mr. Michael Jordan | Sun 29th Jun 2014

Gteat Short Break - Rating 4/5

Another enjoyable stay.Accomodation comfortable and clean and the food excellent.Thoroughly recommended.

Reviewer:Melvyn Doidge | Mon 23rd Jun 2014

First doggy holiday! - Rating 5/5

Stopped en route for two nights on our way to Scotland wiyth our 8 month old Westie, Boris on his first holiday. Lovely first floor room and he behaved himself perfectly to our relief. Make sure that you reserve a place for dinner as it is popular and the food is good with friendly service.

Reviewer:Mr. Martin Strange | Sat 21st Jun 2014

Lovely break - Rating 5/5

Clean, comfortable, friendly.....what more can I say?A most enjoyable stay, wonderful food, and absolutely beautiful surroundings.

Reviewer:David Henderson | Tue 17th Jun 2014

Blencathra Cottage - Rating 5/5

Stayed in Blencathra Cottage for a week as a group of 4 adults. A lovely cottage with a really "homely"feel, and equipped with everything that we needed to make our stay enjoyable. We ate out at the Troutbeck Inn on one evening - amazing food and friendly service.We booked a table in the bar rather than the restaurant so we were even able to take the dog.The Troutbeck is a real little gem of a find and I can heartily recommend both the Inn and the cottage.

Reviewer:Joan Reed | Sat 14th Jun 2014

Our base for the lakes - Rating 5/5

Comfortable room, friendly welcome and first class food.

Reviewer:Mr. Martin Lawrance | Sat 14th Jun 2014

recent stay - Rating 5/5

Best breakfast ever hadEvening meal excellentService very good

Reviewer:DAVID HALL | Sat 14th Jun 2014

Excellent stay for a good price - Rating 5/5

Thank you for a lovely stay. I travelled for business but would love to return for a weekend sometime. The room was lovely and very clean and I got a great night's sleep in a very comfy bed. The food was excellent and I would recommend your hotel to anyone.Thanks you,Hannah

Reviewer:Mrs Hanna Worsley | Fri 13th Jun 2014

Our stay 28th & 29th May 14 - Rating 5/5

I was great to find that previous reviews were accurate. We had two nights bed &breakfast &1 nights dinner along with 4 others of our family. The food was extreamely good. We had 6 diffent mains &allwere ecellent. A great place to stay

Reviewer:Robert Martin | Fri 30th May 2014

Troutbeck Stay - Rating 4/5

A most welcoming Hotel with good food and a good selection of drinks. Clean everywhere. Well run and good staff.

Reviewer:Gerard Loughran | Fri 30th May 2014

Gourmet Food - Rating 5/5

Great location, great food - no amazing food! Eager young staff, very polite and keen to please.

Reviewer:Nikki Fellowes | Thu 29th May 2014

Lakeland Break - Rating 4/5

This was our first visit to the Troutbeck Inn and found it was a superb location.We were made very welcome and nothing was too much trouble, the food was delicious and enjoyed a family get together one day at lunch time. The rooms and everywhere in general were spotlessly clean-we shall definitely be going back again.

Reviewer:ChristopherMark Vipond | Mon 26th May 2014

wk end away with the dogs - Rating 5/5

We stayed 3 nights 23rd may with our two dogs (one is only 11 wk old. Our dogs were made to feel at home in the bar area. The staff were very friendly and breakfast was fantastic. The evenin meal menu was lovely and service exellent. Location wise it was quiet but so many places nr by to explore. I wouldnt hesitate recommending staying here especially if you are dog owners.

Reviewer:Julie Cowburn | Mon 26th May 2014

A Great Inn and Restaurant - Rating 5/5

My sister and I really enjoyed our stay. The inn was conveniently situated to visit all the Lakes and places of interest. The evening meals were of a high quality and I will be recommending Troutbeck Inn to all my friends.

Reviewer:Mrs. Margaret White | Fri 23rd May 2014

Ideal stop fantastic food - Rating 5/5

Charming inn just outside of Keswick - perfect as our stop off on a road trip to Skye. Food just incredible!

Reviewer:Nathan Taylor | Fri 23rd May 2014

Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

Excellent. Welcoming and very efficient with excellent food and comfortable dining area with fire.

Reviewer:Brian Davey | Sun 18th May 2014

Blencathra. - Rating 5/5

Having stayed in all manner of accommodation in the Lakes over a lifetime (now in our eighties) we have had the most wonderful few days in the Troutbeck cottage having been in the Inn on several occasions.We found it comfortable, convenient and the views are wonderful, we even had eighty percent of our five days in beautiful sunshine.Thank you.

Reviewer:Mrs. Jean And Alan Hutchison | Sat 17th May 2014

Lovley place - Rating 5/5

We stayed at the Troutbeck for 2 nights with our young baby in a standard double room. The hotel is excellently placed to explore the Lakes and also within beautiful scenery itself. The room was fine, all that we expected for the price and no problems. Staff very friendly and accommodating, and restaurant fantastic! Food most certainly worth the price. We stay in the Lakes regularly and will definitely be eating here again wherever we stay.We would stay at the Troutbeck again, lovely place for a break and would recommend it for anyone seeking a quiet, friendly getaway and/or a great base to explore the Lakes.

Reviewer:Amanda Pritchard | Thu 15th May 2014

Overnight stay - Rating 5/5

Lovely overnight stay, very friendly and attentive staff and the food is second to none - will definitely be back.

Reviewer:Elaine Gallimore | Tue 13th May 2014

Simply Outstanding - Rating 5/5

Wonderfully warm and welcoming ,A true Joy to stay and dine at Helpful and polite staff where nothing seems to much trouble. The food is beyond mere words a delight to the senses .Perfect .

Reviewer:Karen Thornton | Sun 11th May 2014

Cumbrian hospitality - Rating 5/5

A most fabulous stopping place for two nights, on the way to the Isle of Arran.Thank you.

Reviewer:Adrian Kenward | Fri 9th May 2014

May 2014 - Rating 5/5

Just the place on an awful day.

Reviewer:Ann Clare | Thu 8th May 2014

Troutbeck Inn Little Mell - Rating 5/5

A comfortable cottage for two with everything you would need in a cottage on a fell walking holidayEveryone was pleasant and helpfulThe food at the Inn was a pleasant surprise and has been elevated to a far higher standard than when we last visited a few years ago

Reviewer:David Weatherall | Thu 8th May 2014

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

The highlight was the quality of the food at dinner,it was superb! The room was a bit small and had two steps down to the bathroom.

Reviewer:Mr. Charles Harrison | Wed 7th May 2014

Little Mel - Rating 4/5

Excellent family cottage. Great base for exploring the Lakes!

Reviewer:Peter Gavin | Fri 25th Apr 2014

Recent Stay - Rating 4/5

Have recently stayed in one of the cottages which proved to be a very enjoyable stay with excellant facilities in an ideal location to tour the lakes.During our stay we had an excellant breakfast in the Hotel each morning &enjoyed a few beers in the evening. Would stay again &recemmend as an ideal location to be based.

Reviewer:Mike Foster | Fri 25th Apr 2014

One of the best- Rating 5/5

Great place to stay, convenient location. very comfortabletastefully furnished room.Poor shower pressureis my only complaint.We ate in the restaurant and had one of the best meals we have ever had. Its not cheapbut you get whatyou pay for as the saying goes. ! This was our 2nd stay here and will be back again sometime.

Reviewer:Allison Steel | Wed 23rd Apr 2014

Great place,good value for money - Rating 5/5

An excellent place to stay. Clean, relax, comfortable and the food is fantastic. Very reasonably priced for the standard of accommodation. We've been telling all our friends and family how much we enjoyed our stay.

Reviewer:Kathleen Singleton | Tue 22nd Apr 2014

D/B/B/ - Rating 5/5

Quality D/B/B, the food particularly first class.

Reviewer:Trevor Duffield | Mon 21st Apr 2014

Family friendly, excellent food - Rating 5/5

We visited the Troutbeck as a couple, with our two year old son, and three friends. We noted:* The rooms were clean and tidy.* The bar and restaurant areas were nicely decorated.* One of the bar rooms had a lovely open fire and some leather chairs, where we consumed plenty of wine &ale.* The food was superb;the type of high quality cuisine one finds in a smart London restaurant, without the price tag. Of course, the price wasn't 'bargain basement', but the quality of food made the meals feel like a bargain.* The breakfasts were generous and delicious, leaving us ready for walking &cycling.* We were particularly pleased that our son was very well looked after, with freshly cooked food provided at a very reasonable price.By far the most desirable aspect of the Troutbeck is the food. To find such great food in a hotel/b&b is quite rare, and whilst so many other places serve mass produced adequate food, the Troutbeck was streets ahead.The only negative I could possibly find was the lack of decent wireless Internet in the bar/restaurant area. It is available, but the signal is weak. But it's such a minor problem, and so easily fixed (a powerline adapter and a wireless repeater) that it doesn't dent the five star rating.

Reviewer:Mr. John Baker | Mon 21st Apr 2014

Happy to return - Rating 4/5

Food and accommodation at the Troutbeck are very good, the breakfasts are wholesome and the dinner menu is excellent;the food is well presented, served in a timely manner and on warm plates. The room was comfortable. The shower room was a little small but adequate. One small point is that the heating in the room could not be adjusted and we found that it became a bit too cosy during the night(personal taste).

Reviewer:Frank Jemmett | Thu 10th Apr 2014

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

Our third stay here with our whippet Gemma, warm cosy accommodation...would highly recommend and already have done to all our friends and work collegues.Very nice and obliging landlady.Absolutely gorgeous food.Can't wait for our return in June.Excellent holiday.A big thank you.

Reviewer:Miss. Suzanne Clayton | Tue 8th Apr 2014

Little Mel - Rating 5/5

Really enjoyed our stay in Little Mel at Troutbeck Inn. A beautiful cottage - very clean and had everything we needed. We and our dog were made to feel very welcome.Excellent meals served at the Inn.

Reviewer:Sandra Birch | Fri 4th Apr 2014

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Clean room, lovely bathroom and toiletries. Warm welcome, well stocked bar, log fire , lovely atmosphere, first class food and wine. Ideal for a break any time. Highly recommended. Small fault....awful hanger arrangement in wardrobe

Reviewer:Mrs. Jennifer Griffiths | Wed 2nd Apr 2014

Food to die for - Rating 4/5

Are recent stay at the Troutbeck Inn was very enjoyable. The food was wonderful and we enjoyed it very much. The weather could of been better but that's what you get for getting married in March. We were celebrating are 45 th wedding anniversary and we had a lovely time and we will return maybe in the warmer weather. The room we booked could of been a bit bigger but we made do we don't like making a fuss. The staff were great nothing was to much trouble and Alex from Spain was lovely really nice and welcoming. Pity he had to return home he will be missed. Thank you again for a pleasurable stay.

Reviewer:Desmond Gore | Mon 24th Mar 2014

Warm and Comfortable - Rating 5/5

A very pleasant weekend at Troutbeck Inn.Comfortable and spacious accomodation. Excellent hospitality and beautifully prepared meals.

Reviewer:David Walker | Tue 18th Mar 2014

Cottage - Rating 5/5

The cottage was very nice. The greeting upon arrival was wonderful, making the whole stay a pleasure.

Reviewer:Clive Lawn | Mon 10th Mar 2014

Enjoyed stay - Rating 4/5

Nice location, nice place, nice bar, will be goin back,quiet location, thanks

Reviewer:Anthony Cowan | Mon 10th Mar 2014

Great Place to Stay - Rating 5/5

We hired one of the cottages for a weekend with our friends.The cottage was well equiped and spacious, both bedrooms having ensuite.We decided to eat in the hotel restaurant on the Saturday night and were able to take the dog into the bar for our meal.The food was fantastic, the king prawns were delicious, all of us enjoyed our meals and sweets.We enjoyed it so much went back for our lunch on Sunday and again the food was just as good.All in all we had a great weekend and would certainly return to Troutbeck.

Reviewer:Linda Lawson | Mon 3rd Mar 2014

Troutbeck - Rating 4/5

Room pleasant, great views and food excellent...real fires in bar would improve atmosphere.

Reviewer:Mr. Peter Roper | Tue 18th Feb 2014

Another great stay - Rating 4/5

This is our 3rd stay here, great location to explore lakes and if you like us are foodies it's the perfect place the food is fantastic proper food not pub grub, the breakfasts are the best we have ever eaten good quality ingredients well cooked plentiful and not at all greasy which is an important factor, well worth the money.

Reviewer:Mr. Andrew Brougham | Mon 17th Feb 2014

Informal and excellent - Rating 4/5

From reception to checkout friendly and efficient. Excellent menu and breakfast. A room with character and interesting furniture.A most pleasurable experience

Reviewer:Nicholas Batey | Sat 25th Jan 2014

Lovely times - Rating 5/5

Had l lovely stay here been a few times before the inn is very clean staff are nice and food is fantastic will be making a booking soon for summer xx

Reviewer:Mrs. Faye Dickinson | Mon 6th Jan 2014

Rest from the Storms - Rating 5/5

We stayed amid some of the worst weather of 2013, but were made most welcome. We have a small dog who also enjoyed the stay. Food was outstanding and the room very comfortable. We will return when the climate improves!!

Reviewer:Mr. Gavin Whitehead | Sun 5th Jan 2014

Perfect - Rating 5/5

Beautiful cottage, amazing food in pub, lovely people, ideal location.Absolutely perfect.Would highly recommend and look forward to staying there again.

Reviewer:Susan Newby | Sat 4th Jan 2014

New Year Stay - Rating 4/5

Hotel was lovely, very friendly staff, food was excellent, room was clean and comfortable. Only thing that prevents a 5 star review was the shower in the bathroom which was not really very good and almost impossible to set flow and temperature to a comfortable level.

Reviewer:Jon Merritt | Fri 3rd Jan 2014

A wonderful post-Xmas break. - Rating 5/5

We enjoyed our stay at the TroutbeckInn in Room1, on a bed and breakfast basis..THe facitilies were excellent and the hosts and staff very friendly.We ate in te restaurant a couple of the evenings and have to say that it is some of the best food we have ever had, and is very reasonably priced for the quality of the fayre.

Reviewer:Paul Leeming | Tue 31st Dec 2013

Our stay - Rating 4/5

Our stay of 2 nights with our close friends was a very pleasant experience.The accommodation was every thing we required. The food in the restaurant was exceptional and reasonably priced, we ate there each night and can only offer praise to all the staff for their attentiveness and consideration. Breakfast was also very good.

Reviewer:John Nicholls | Mon 30th Dec 2013

Our stay - Rating 4/5

Ditto previous review

Reviewer:John Nicholls | Mon 30th Dec 2013

Weekend visit- Rating 5/5

Excellentplacecleanand very dog friendly ... food was amazing and the owner a lovely lady

Reviewer:Margaret Payne | Mon 25th Nov 2013

Miss - Rating 5/5

Thank you for looking after us with fantastic meals, and also thanks for letting us eat at Little Mell.....we thoroughly enjoyed our stay, we have had a brilliant time.Thanks for having us and we are looking forward to seeing you next year when we come with my parents...looking forward to those lovely meals already, (with a bit of luck we might be able to get a weekend in before then!).

Reviewer:Suzanne Clayton | Sun 24th Nov 2013

Overnight Stay - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at Troutbeck a few times and have never been disappointed. Good host, nice accomadation and great food.

Reviewer:Mrs. Linda Hyde | Thu 21st Nov 2013

Excellent - Rating 5/5

We had a very relaxing overnight stay, the hotel is spotless. Then room very comfortable, with nice e suite..We had our dogs with us which was no bother at all to the owner.The restaurant meal was excellent, and good value.The drinks at the bar were very reasonably priced with a nice selection of single malts.There was nothing to be negative about this hotel.Looking forward to staying again.

Reviewer:Will Fawcett | Sun 17th Nov 2013

Another super visit - Rating 5/5

Thank you once again for a lovely stay in Blencathra Cottage. The accommodation is warm and cosy and with 2 ensuite bedrooms which many places don't have. The meals we had in the Inn were delicious as usual. The staff are all very friendly and helpful. See you in the new year.

Reviewer:Mrs. Pam Straughan | Sat 16th Nov 2013

Weekend Break. - Rating 5/5

We had an excellent stay @ the trout beck inn.We definitately recommend this facility to all age groups. The staff were professional and the food was exceptional and it was value for money.

Reviewer:Bernard Shiels | Tue 5th Nov 2013

Weekend break - Rating 5/5

Lovely accommodation, nice and roomy, clean and warm.Great food at inn, highly recommend

Reviewer:Jo Smith | Wed 30th Oct 2013

A Hidden Treasure - Rating 5/5

4 of us have just spent a wonderful few days in one of the cottages at the Troutbeck Inn.Despite the weather the cottage was warm and cosy with plenty of space for the 4 of us. We dined at the Inn where the food was that of a first class restaurant, presented superbly and the staff very attentive.A stunning few days!

Reviewer:Mr Ian Saunders | Tue 29th Oct 2013

Troutbeck Inn Hotel - Rating 4/5

My wife &I had a 2 night stay at the Troutbeck Inn. We found it very peacefull and the food was excellent. We don't often stay in hotels as we have a rescue dog which we don't wish to kennel during days away so we try to use our caravan as much as possible. However, with the warnings of the approaching storm during while we would be away, we decided to book dog friendly accommodation. It was so successful that we have decided to do it more often. Do try the Troutbeck if you want to take your dog walking in the Lake District (being within easy access of most attractions and would like a more intermit style of accommodation.

Reviewer:John Smith | Mon 28th Oct 2013

Fantastic place! - Rating 5/5

We stayed here for 3 nights in October and just loved it. Very welcoming, friendly and comfortable.Lovely cosy room with the best breakfast we've had in years!The food in the bar/restaurant is just amazing;5 ★.Would highly recommend the Troutbeck inn to everyone;we are a gay couple andwith our dog, Fergus,were made to feel very welcome. Will definitely be back.

Reviewer:Ms. Rona Macleod | Sat 26th Oct 2013

Delightful Surprise - Rating 5/5

Booked in for two nights at the Troutbeck Inn weekend 18th/19th October.Hotel was clean and friendly but blown away by quality of food. Will definitely be going back.

Reviewer:Mrs. Susan Ritson | Wed 23rd Oct 2013

Great Trip - Rating 5/5

Stayed 2 nights with our 4yo daughter and for the first time we brought along our dog. Always been worried about pet friendly places but this was spotless. Food was fabulous on both nights and they had the best beer (Jennings Cumberland)i have tasted in years. Lovely staff and much more spacious all around than it appears on the webiste. Only down side was the ancient storage heater in the room, which was impossible to control and meant it was a little too warm in there throughout. But we would definitely go back, instantly felt like our home in the Lakes

Reviewer:Mr. Richard Phillips | Tue 22nd Oct 2013

Perfect break - Rating 5/5

tit is very difficult to know what you are getting when you book rooms online. This time it was a most rewarding experience The inn is all you could wish for- comfortable rooms, quiet, fantastic food(the breakfast keeps you going all day!)good selection of local real ales and very friendly staff. I will definitely return.

Reviewer:John Duchin | Mon 21st Oct 2013

Blencathra Week - Rating 4/5

Having visited before we once again found the cottage (which we had kindly been offered in place of a smaller cottage due to our change in date needs) to be in a beautiful location, peaceful and prefect for our needs. Lovely place to stay and feels like a home from home. Always want to stay and never fun to come home. Thanks

Reviewer:Mr. DarrenKing | Sun 20th Oct 2013

Absolutely loved it ! - Rating 5/5

Stayed 3 nights in Oct `13. Weather cold but the room was lovely &warm. Comfortable bed, water hot, plenty of wardrobe &drawer space. Friendly landlady ensured everything ran smoothly.Staff efficient &helpful.And the food is fantastic.Will definitely stay there again.

Reviewer:Kath Shaughnessy | Sun 20th Oct 2013

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Just got home from 3 nights at the Troutbeck Inn and what a treat it was, From the outside it just looks like another roadside lakeland pub but inside it has a special atmosphere created with log fires, low lighting background music and candles. The meals here are superb and the price reflects that so don't expect scampi, pie and chips, Gammon etc and no childrens menu.The staff and owner are very helpful and the service is efficient and stressless. They never took more bookings than they could handle so the service was always excellent.The restaurant was busy every night with non residents coming from the local area who obviously know where the good food is. We reserved a table each morning before leaving.Breakfast was also good as you would expect and the room was a good size and kept clean and tidy.There is no TV in the lounge, no pool table and no slot machines, it was heaven.We will be back soon

Reviewer:Stephen Lister | Mon 14th Oct 2013

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Excellent service with great attention to detail.Superb cuisine.Lovely open fire.Very well located for a comfortable fellwalking break.

Reviewer:Stephen Armstrong | Thu 10th Oct 2013

a great little cottage - Rating 4/5

had a great stay here just right to get away from it all. There are no views of the surrounding area which would have been nice when weather is wet and staying in reading, the main door needs a blind on it as when you go from bathroom to bedroom you have to go past the window of the door.otherwise it was an excelent stay where all the litle extras had been thought of.

Reviewer:Mrs. Elizabeth Lake | Fri 4th Oct 2013

Value for money - Rating 4/5

Food excellent and service. Restaurant with cosy fire and great Menu. Staff efficient and polite. Rooms however a little tired, clean butjust needs an update. Hotel in good location.

Reviewer:Denise Bridges | Thu 3rd Oct 2013

excellent establishment - Rating 5/5

Can't find anything to critise. Perfect location inside some fine walking country. The room was clean and comfortable, the staff friendly, the food good with plenty of choice. Yes, excellent.

Reviewer:Mr. Richard Bennett | Wed 2nd Oct 2013

Troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

Lovely Inn.Great food.Pleasant room.Good value.Highly reccommended.

Reviewer:Mr. Murray Dawson | Sun 29th Sep 2013

Troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

We have just returned from a very relaxing 7 day break with our dog, staying in a cottage at the troutbeck inn, with the real advantage of an excellent restaurant and bar on our doorstep! The food is delicious and the ambiance is something special, we have no problem in recommending a stay here!

Reviewer:Celia Black | Fri 27th Sep 2013

excellent - Rating 5/5

Excellent stay.Room very comfortable. Dinner fantastic and an excellent breakfast. Will certainly recommwnd to friends.

Reviewer:Paul Brooks | Sat 21st Sep 2013

Great food - Rating 5/5

Great value, wonderful food.....

Reviewer:Jackie Clegg | Sat 14th Sep 2013

Very nice - Rating 5/5

Very nice cottage,lovely setting.

Reviewer:Robert Ferrell | Fri 13th Sep 2013

Stat with dog - Rating 5/5

We had a very enjoyable stay at Troutbeck Inn Our dog was made very welcome. Our room was very clean and tidy. The food served was excellent and 1 of the best dinner's I have had for quite a while

Reviewer:Alan Mitchell | Wed 11th Sep 2013

Walking weekend - Rating 4/5

Accommodation was just right for our needs although it would have been good to have a dryer as got a thorough soaking on two days.Food was excellent in the Troutbeck Inn.

Reviewer:Ernest Gillespie | Tue 10th Sep 2013

The Stunning Lake District - Rating 1/5

We have just returned from a week staying at the Troutbeck Inn holiday cottage, 'Little Mel'. A sweet, smart and unique cottage which felt like home from home. Very relaxing and a stones throw from the beautiful Ullswater lake,quiet and among beautiful scenery. The Troutbeck Inn next door was cosy and tastefully furbished with a welcoming log fire in the evening. Excellent food, extensive menu, first class service. Highly recommend a stay there in the cottages or th Inn. Lovely holiday.

Reviewer:Diana Clarke | Mon 9th Sep 2013

AMAZING - Rating 5/5

What a lovely hotel. Staff were very efficient and friendly. And the food is AMAZING !!! would definitely return and recommend to friends.

Reviewer:Steve Miller | Sun 8th Sep 2013

Lovely stay - Rating 4/5

We were sorry that we could not stay longer. Very convenient for Ullswater, Keswick and Penrith. Super food, we will definitely recommend The Troutbeck Inn to all our friends.

Reviewer:Peter Roberts | Thu 5th Sep 2013

More than just a stopover - Rating 5/5

The Inn is well situated and easy to find and there is a warm welcome after a long journey.The rooms are clean and the beds very comfortable. The food is excellent and the service very efficient. Would happily stay for more than just a stopover on another occasion.

Reviewer:Colin Overbury | Sun 1st Sep 2013

I would stay just for the food!- Rating 4/5

We had a lovely stay this weekend for my birthday.There were four adults, a pug and a 3 month old baby.The cottage was very comfortable, the pub amazing for food and super conveniently located and only a short drive from several Lake District attractions.Would recommend!

Reviewer:Kristine Murray | Tue 27th Aug 2013

A First Class Stay - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at the Troutbeck Inn on previous occasions and hopefully will return in the future. The room we occupied could not be faulted and the food has been excellent on each visit. I would strongly recommend the Troutbeck Inn to anybody wanting a pleasant stay in the Lake District.

Reviewer:Mr. Dudley Penton-smith | Tue 20th Aug 2013

EXCELLENT - Rating 5/5


Reviewer:Miss. Caroline Corbett | Mon 19th Aug 2013

Two night stay. - Rating 5/5

First visit to this pub/hotel.Two night stay for a group of four.Very clean and comfortable, very good food, friendly staff.We stay in this area of the Lakes each year and this is the best accommodation that we have been in over the last couple/three years.

Reviewer:Richard Aldred | Mon 19th Aug 2013

Two night stay - Rating 4/5

An enjoyable stay. The service and cleanliness were of a high standard along with the food (breakfast and the evening meal)and not forgetting the Jennings "Cumberland"beer. We look forward to our next stay at the Troutbeck Inn.

Reviewer:Christopher Tratt | Sat 17th Aug 2013

Wonderful - Rating 5/5

I spent 3 nights at the Troutbeck Inn with my husband.The service was attentive and our room was very clean and comfortable.The outstanding part of our stay was the food.It is completely wonderful.We didn't bother eating anywhere else.

Reviewer:Mrs. Cathy Webster | Wed 14th Aug 2013

mini break to Lakes - Rating 4/5

Enjoyed our stay,comfortable rooms,lovely food and pleasant staff also great being doggy friendley.Ideal location for touring the Lake District, will keep in mind for future visits

Reviewer:Terence Gearing | Wed 14th Aug 2013

3 night stay - Rating 4/5

lovely clean room ,no problem with our dog staying with us, excellent breakfast good location nice relaxing bar and restaurant would recommend for a stay

Reviewer:Mr. Roy Dixon | Sun 11th Aug 2013

a great spot in the lakes - Rating 5/5

Our stay was excellent. Room was clean comfortable if a little dated which added to the character. A surprise in the room was having digital radio. Standard of food and wine second to none. Staff were both friendly and very efficient. Altogether a excellent place to stay.Lynne and tom

Reviewer:Mr. Thomas Skinner | Sun 11th Aug 2013

WITH DOG - Rating 4/5

had a great 3 nights at the TROUTBECK and found it a ideal base for our visits to the lake districtRoom was fine although hot water was a problem-ate in first night and meal was better than very good, but a bit expensive,the breakfast was good, and it is certainly was a dog friendly Inn.A bar supper menu could be added perhaps between 5.30 to 7

Reviewer:Alf Fredericks | Sat 10th Aug 2013

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

enjoyed everything meals superb

Reviewer:Edward Rowles | Tue 6th Aug 2013

Ctc - Rating 4/5

Goodchoice for dinner and nice breakfast would recommend for ctc

Reviewer:Colin Mackie | Sun 4th Aug 2013

August stay - Rating 5/5

Absolutely excellent in every respect. The accommodation, food and general atmosphere of the Troutbeck are all first class. We will definitely return ! I would encourage anyone to stay there.

Reviewer:Mr. Edward Higham | Sun 4th Aug 2013

Perfect bolthole - Rating 4/5

Super holiday cottage. Perfect location just a short drive from Keswick centre. Lovely Inn just 2 mins stroll from our cottage.

Reviewer:Alison Roache | Fri 2nd Aug 2013

Visit 31.7.13 - Rating 5/5

Always great to stay here , nice people , good rooms and fantastic food.

Reviewer:Alan Rowley | Thu 1st Aug 2013

Very dog friendly and great value - Rating 5/5

Lovely Inn, with great breakfasts and room was very comfortable.Our 2 dogs were made very welcome and were allowed in the bar if we wished to drink or eat with them.Lots of great places to go - certainly recommend the Ullswater steamer (dog friendly too).Will certainly recommend this Inn to friends and family, especially those with dogs.Beat place we have stayed at with our dogs.

Reviewer:John Foy | Thu 1st Aug 2013

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

As usual (I have stayed at least twice before), the Troutbeck Inn was a haven after a very long day. Very comfortable room, quiet location and excellent food. I will reurn!

Reviewer:Mr Alistair Maclean | Sat 27th Jul 2013

as good as it gets lakes break. - Rating 5/5

had a lovely 3 night stay. can't fault it. good location for access to north western lakes. excellent food on an evening and breakfast, spacious room with big comfy bed and a pleasant outlook. also very good value compared to similar standard places within the national park.

Reviewer:Ms. Linda Exley | Sat 27th Jul 2013

july holiday - Rating 4/5

very happy with room and location of hotel. Felt the evening menu had a lot meals containing mushrooms which might not suit all visitors.

Reviewer:Mr. Roger Ferguson | Wed 24th Jul 2013

June 2013 - Rating 4/5

We were a group of 4 adults with a dog on a walking weekend.The bedrooms were what we would expect in an older property but the bathrooms were modern and toiletries were provided.We all agreed that the best thing about our stay was the food. We had dinner in the comfortable restaurant on the 1st night and everyone agreed that dinner was of very high quality and excellent value. The breakfast was also delicious.We may not stay there again as there is a great variety of accommodation in the area but we would certainly eat there again.

Reviewer:Mrs. Deborah Molloy | Wed 17th Jul 2013

Guests at Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

We were delighted with our whole experience at the Troutbeck Inn. Our room was spotlessly clean and comfortable with ample tea making supplies,shower gels etc.The owners have created a very gentile ambience, with soft lights, and the correct choice of music and volume.The food and preparation of it ,was of a high standard, and there was a large choice ,possibly a few more vegetarian options would be appreciated. Breakfasts were superb, and service prompt and friendly. We would have eaten in twice more, but were unable to be specific with timings, so went elsewhere. Maybe a little more flexibility for guests would be helpful,after all, we come to the lakes to get away from clocks ! Over all ,we enjoyed our stay, and would certainly come again.

Reviewer:Beatrix Taylor | Mon 8th Jul 2013

our stay at troutbeck - Rating 5/5

first time at the troutbeck, we will be backvery good accomadation.the food in the Inn top notch, nothing to fault.sheila &stuart wood.

Reviewer:Sheila Wood | Sat 6th Jul 2013

perfect holiday - Rating 5/5

rooms clean, comfortable and quiet,food to die for.attention to our needs, 2nd to non.we will be backthank you troutbeck inn

Reviewer:Graham Allman | Thu 4th Jul 2013

Saddleback - Rating 4/5

Just back from a very enjoyable stay in "saddleback"at the Troutbeck Inn. The cottage was very comfortable and I can recommend it as a base to explore the north of the lake district. The inn serves lovely food although the menu was a little pricey in places I feel.

Reviewer:Phil Riches | Tue 2nd Jul 2013

great accommodation - Rating 5/5

Stayed here one night, were made to feel welcome. Had a superb room. Although the Inn was quiet it filled up for dinner, and that was no surprise given the excellence of the food and a good wine list. The real ale was kept in tip top condition too.The accommodation was brilliant value for money, along with a hearty cooked breakfast and we intend to return for a longer stay next time

Reviewer:Mr. Chris Pearce | Sun 23rd Jun 2013

A Relaxing Time - Rating 5/5

My husband and I have just returned home after our 4th visit to the Troutbeck Inn, and we know that there will definitely be a 5th visit to come! We love stating here, the rooms are so comfortable, the food is excellent and our dog is welcome too, what more could we want. We have thoroughly enjoyed our stay and are already looking forward to the next, thank you.

Reviewer:Alison Grosert | Fri 21st Jun 2013

Perfect for exploring the Northern lakes - Rating 5/5

a friendly welcome, a comfortable room and first class food. We will certainly recommend to friends and family and visit again.

Reviewer:Mr. Martin Lawrance | Fri 21st Jun 2013

Would stay again - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely stay at troutbeck, breakfast was lovely and the beds were very comfortable only down side was that we took out 7month old puppy who needs a wee around 5am each morning and as the front doors are locked each night and we weren't informed of a time the doors re-opened we had to let her out around 6am but could not go far at the risk of being locked out all in all 9/10!! Would stay again

Reviewer:Mary Watt | Wed 19th Jun 2013

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

Comfortable and clean accommodation, would definitely recommend and stay again

Reviewer:Dawn Sharples | Mon 17th Jun 2013

Perfect - Rating 5/5

A cute and friendly welcome, comfortable rooms and the food was excellent.

Reviewer:Christian Beck | Sun 16th Jun 2013

Great stay - Rating 4/5

Loved everything about it, the food was excellent and very good value for money. Only problem was is that I ate too much at night and couldn't fit all the wonderful breakfast in :) definitely coming back again.

Reviewer:Miss. Rebecca Dunkerley | Sat 15th Jun 2013

Recent Stay - Rating 5/5

Yet another lovely holiday at The Troutbeck Inn.My 4th year now (visit twice per annum) and can't see this ever stopping.Nice accommodation, very attentive staff and excellent food - all in a beautiful location.What more could you want?

Reviewer:Mrs Anita Cox | Mon 10th Jun 2013

Very comfortable - Rating 4/5

Stayed in Little Mell cottage for a week and it was very comfortable with everything you could want. Self contained and catered for every need. Good access to all parts of the Lakes and beautiful countryside all around. Would stay here again and use it as a base to explore. The inn was very handy for that end of day pint of Peroni!

Reviewer:Susan Griffiths | Sun 9th Jun 2013

Fisrt visit - Rating 5/5

The combination of excellent facilities,good food and a warm welcome made this an outstanding start to our holiday.Thank you

Reviewer:Mr. Michael Hardcastle | Sat 8th Jun 2013

Found a little jewel. - Rating 5/5

Stayed for a couple of nights at the end of May.All the staff we met were very pleasant and helpful.The room was spotless and breakfasts were excellent add to this a friendly bar and you can see the reasons we will be returning.

Reviewer:John Mckeegan | Mon 3rd Jun 2013

Relaxing short break - Rating 5/5

Great food,comfortable accommodation and a peaceful location a short drive away from Keswick Penrith and Cockermouth.Perfect!

Reviewer:Moira Gibson | Sun 2nd Jun 2013

Excellent service and food. - Rating 5/5

Great location for the many fantastic walks in the area.Good accomodation.Excellent service and food.Recommended.*****

Reviewer:Mr. Philip Robinson | Sat 1st Jun 2013

Great inn - Rating 5/5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay with you, It has a very friendly atmosphere with great food. I would recommend this inn to anyone who asks and I will most certainly be back to stay with you.

Reviewer:Mr. Ian Roscoe | Thu 30th May 2013

Positive experience - Rating 5/5

No complaints whatsoever.Room lovely and warm in unseasonably cold weather and well equipped.Restaurant menu imaginative and well flavoured. 5 star!

Reviewer:Bridget Band | Mon 27th May 2013

Amazing Stay - Rating 5/5

Fantastic room. Comfortable bed, beautiful views. Food to die for. Best breakfast I think I have ever had, and the evening meal absolutely outstanding. Can't wait to stay there again. My dogs, Buddy &Holly enjoyed themselves as well.

Reviewer:Tim Howard | Wed 22nd May 2013

Cosy Inn - Rating 4/5

Stayed 4 nights,warm and cosy with log fire and excellent food. wildlife and cockerels compete with a dawn chorus but double glazed windows help. Staff helpful and views fine. Would stay again. Nice Inn

Reviewer:Roger Bickley | Thu 16th May 2013

Short Break - Rating 4/5

Very Comfortable room, very friendly owners and staff.Food in restaurant was exceptional.Nice log fire on cold evenings.Bar cosy and friendly atmosphere.

Reviewer:Mr. Martyn Elliot | Tue 14th May 2013

Enjoyable Stay - Rating 5/5

We spent a couple of very enjoyable nights at the Troutbeck Inn.Very good service, comfortable bed and gorgeous food.

Reviewer:Mrs. Sylvia Lambert | Sun 12th May 2013

a weeked in the sticks - Rating 5/5

Well rowan what a drweam of an hotel ,Barbaraand my self have traveled the world over,and stayed in many great hotels but we just wanted to spend a quite weekend just the two of us. and have passed the troutbeck many times but never thought it could be as good as it was. what a cef you have and all the other staff and you going round like you where on speed.The meals fantastic. as I told you you are in the middle of other so called hotels but least said the better abnout those,a peaceful nights sleep after a dinner prepared by KEN was truly fantastic (nail his feet to the floor ROWANSO THANK YOU ALL at the troutbeck inn take care see you soon BRYAN

Reviewer:Brian Brindle | Sun 12th May 2013

what a find! - Rating 5/5

Lovely quiet B&B, perfectly located for exploring the Lakes. First class food and friendly. Will be back.

Reviewer:Peter Maloney | Sat 11th May 2013

Lovely weekend stay - Rating 5/5

What a lovely place to stay, real country pub with lovely bedrooms, but the best part was the food.We had a meal for 10 and it was top quality.Loved it. Highly recommend stay. Will definitely go back.

Reviewer:George Hughes | Mon 6th May 2013

Fantastic - Rating 5/5

Had a fantastic time the cottage-saddleback was lovely, the view from the lounge was beautiful stunning! The food at the troutbeck was a fantastic meal. Beautiful presentation, great tasting food and very reasonable. I would recommend both a stay and to eat. This was my second trip staying here and I defiantly go again!

Reviewer:Katy Biddle | Mon 29th Apr 2013

Recommend to anyone! - Rating 4/5

The Inn was ideally located not to far from Penrith town centre and you didnt have to travel to far to see a lot of Penrith's visitor attractions.The Inn itself was lovely and quiet and the staff were extremely friendly.Unfortunately we didn't get chance to try the evening meals but if they were anything like the cooked breakfast I'm sure they're delicious!

Reviewer:Mrs. Kate Spencer | Mon 29th Apr 2013

Trout beck hotel - Rating 5/5

Excellent establishment, highly recommended

Reviewer:Jackie Clegg | Thu 25th Apr 2013

Brilliant - Rating 5/5

Ab fab! Clean, warm rooms, super food and ale.As good as you will ever get

Reviewer:Wynn Davies | Wed 24th Apr 2013

wet outside, warm inside - Rating 4/5

we arrived at the Troutbeck in driving rain.A miserable evening.The Troutbeck provided a first class haven.The staff were accommodating and the food excellent.A thoroughly pleasurable stay

Reviewer:Ken Reid | Tue 23rd Apr 2013

Perfect - Rating 5/5

Had a lovely long weekend staying in Little Mell cottage with one dog. The location is fantastic, ideally situated between Keswick and Penrith for access to shops and pubs but the cottage is in a quiet, rusual location so you can really get away from it all. Ullswater Lake is a short drive with plenty of good walks and breathtaking views. The cottage was warm and comfortable which made it hard to leave and explore the area. Would highly recommend this as a base for a great holiday in the Lake District.

Reviewer:Holly Rees | Tue 23rd Apr 2013

Very Nice - Rating 4/5

Booked last minute (actually on same day as arrival) and wasn't sure what to expect. Shouldn't have worried. Pleasant room with nice clean bed, tv and very pleasant en-suite. Dinner was better than expected and easily up to gourmet pub level. Reasonably priced including a nice Prosecco at less than £18 a bottle. Altogether fine for a one or two night stay and very handy for the main A66 without being noisy at all.

Reviewer:Douglas Eustace | Sun 21st Apr 2013

Awarm and friendly place - Rating 4/5

Great place to stay food is excellent and the staff are friendly and welcoming, definitely go again.

Reviewer:Brian Durlik | Sun 21st Apr 2013

spring break - Rating 5/5

loved it, loved the cottage, the food at the restaurant was out of this world.

Reviewer:Melanie Neale | Mon 15th Apr 2013

Walkers - Rating 5/5

We really enjoyed our stay, couldn't fault the staff, food was excellent, both breakfast and evening meals. We had 2 dogs with us that was most welcomed, it was a lovely and clean room plenty of tea &coffee facilities, only negative we had shower wasn't very powerful.

Reviewer:Julie Macdonald | Sun 14th Apr 2013

Troutbeck Inn Guest Review- Rating 3/5

As a lone female travelling around the country for business, it was a pleasure to stay at the Troutbeck Inn. Although the single room was very small, the amenities were spotlessly clean, orderly and totally inkeeping with the period of the Inn. The staff were very welcoming, and made me fell very welcome and looked after, even though alone.Excellent food, even better breakfast,a great bed, good nights sleep, would recommend to anyone staying in the area. Thank you very much.

Reviewer:Amanda Bass | Wed 10th Apr 2013

Lovely Stay - Rating 5/5

We stayed recently at the Troutbeck Inn with our Yorkshire Terrier. It is a well presented, comfortable Inn. Our bedroom was of a reasonable size with an adequate shower room. There was a good choice of well presented &tasty food &our dog was happily accommodated for. Thank you.

Reviewer:Andy Howell | Mon 8th Apr 2013

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

Had a wonderful stay at the Little Mell cottage, it is set in a beautiful location and was well placed to take the dog on his morning wander. Our 16mth old daughter loved running round the relatively toddler friendly cottage with us only having to watch her on the stairs.We had a few minor problems with the boiler which were quickly and efficiently delt with. If we are back in the area we would definitely come back .

Reviewer:Richard Vereker | Sun 7th Apr 2013

Winter/Easter stay - Rating 5/5

A very comfortable accommodation , with good food , good ale , and excellent service .

Reviewer:David Buckley | Sat 6th Apr 2013

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Room, location and facilities were fine. The breakfast was fine but, if anything, too much ! Set me up for the full day ! Thank you

Reviewer:Mr. Andrew Jowett | Fri 5th Apr 2013

Stuffed! - Rating 5/5

A second super stay at the troutbeck in a month, cosy and warm with far too much wonderful food! Planing the next visit now. Ha well back to the diet!

Reviewer:Brian Matson | Fri 5th Apr 2013

Cottage Break - Rating 3/5

Good accommodation, bueatiful and busy restaurant, and good pub. Service and hospitality excellent. Central location between Keswick and Ulswater, but still only half an hour from Windemere via Kirkstone Pass. I would recommend a stay. Everything very clean &tidy.

Reviewer:David Pye | Fri 5th Apr 2013

Happiness Is .... - Rating 4/5

An absolutely wonderful couple of days at Troutbeck Inn enjoying the beauty of the Lake Districts.Comfortable, welcoming and excellent food!According to my husband, the only reason for not giving 5 stars is lack of pressure in the shower:o) We will be back!

Reviewer:Mr. Barry & Retha Nicolle | Thu 4th Apr 2013

EXCELLENT - Rating 5/5

Just wanted to say what a wonderful time we had as a family at our recent two night stay at the Troutbeck Inn. Nothing was too much trouble for the staff, the 3 rooms we had were lovely and the food was simply delicious. Cannot recommend this place highly enough. We will definitely be back again.

Reviewer:Gerry Armstrong | Wed 3rd Apr 2013

troutbech inn - Rating 5/5

The food at the troutbeck inn was absolutely gorgeous, my stay there was very enjoyable, staff were nice, wine was good, the only thing that let it down was the rooms were a bit dated but they were clean and everything else about the hotel made up for that.I will be staying again.

Reviewer:Ann Marie Falkner | Tue 2nd Apr 2013

Troutbeck in the snow - Rating 5/5

Comfortable, friendly, excellent generous dinner and breakfast.Wonderful views of the snow-covered Lake District. Would like a return visit when it is not too icy for walks

Reviewer:Mr. Bryan Leighton | Mon 1st Apr 2013

Little Mel - Rating 5/5

We have just spent 4 days at the Troutbeck Inn and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Little Mel accomodation was perfect for us an our two dogs. We will certainly be returning.

Reviewer:Andrea Berry | Sat 30th Mar 2013

Recent stay - Rating 5/5

For the second time, I had an excellent experience - excellent room and food, very welcoming and I will definitely stay again when the opportunity arises

Reviewer:Alistair Maclean | Mon 18th Mar 2013

Weekend Stay - Rating 5/5

Lovely hotel nice and quiet. The staff are very friendly and helpfull. Room was excellent very well furnished and comfy bed.The breakfast was very good and the evening meals fantastic and reasonably priced also serve a good selection of different beers, wines and spirits.Dogs are allowed (we took ours) but rooms and bar ect are cleaned to a very high standard, there was no sign of any dogs having been in the room previouslyWould recommend this hotel for a relaxing break. We will be back.

Reviewer:Fiona Tickner | Mon 11th Mar 2013

weekend in Troutbeck - Rating 4/5

A very warm comfortable stay in a spacious twin room with lovely views. Friendly and accommodating.We chose this inn because of their dog-friendly policy and would certainly stay here again.

Reviewer:Mrs. Susan Fletcher | Mon 11th Mar 2013

thoroughly recommended - Rating 5/5

A very comfortable, clean and spacious cottage with fantastic mountain views. We were given a warm welcome. The inn itself was exceptional. The area is great for people with dogs who are welcomed in pubs and shops.

Reviewer:Mrs. Kathryn Edgar | Sun 10th Mar 2013

Wonderful - Rating 5/5

We stayed here for a weekend away in the lakes.Within easy distance of so many walks, and a delight to come back to in the evening, this place was faultless for welcome, comfort - and above all the food!Hope to return...

Reviewer:Mrs. Anna Campbell | Sat 9th Mar 2013

What a joy! - Rating 5/5

Middle of a busy working week - WHAT A JOY - to relax in comfortable surroundings, chilling in front of a warming log fire with a great pint and a decent whisky after having a fantastic meal, then to a comfy bed and a good sleep to be woken by the local cockerel just in time for an amazing breakfast. Thanks Troutbeck see you soon! not the cheapest but excellent value - you get what you pay for!

Reviewer:Brian Matson | Wed 6th Mar 2013

Blencathra cottage and the inn - Rating 5/5

Stayed at Blencathra cottage.lovely. So much space.Really warm, well equipped kitchen,lovely views and the food was excellent at the inn.very dog friendly.Would definitely return. Excellent value all very happy including the kids. ideally situated off the road between keswick and Penrith and Ambleside Grasmere and all the usual tourist draws an easy and pretty breathtaking drive.Really excellent location and extremely peaceful no noise from traffic, guests or anything. Absolutely great.

Reviewer:Lisa Wareing | Sun 3rd Mar 2013

Good Choice - Rating 5/5

Our stay could not have been any better. The staff and room were excellent. The food could not have been better even our dog enjoyed herself as she had a window seat which to sit and watch the world go by. Cannot fault any part of our stay

Reviewer:Mrs. Karen Magee | Tue 19th Feb 2013

Lovely Lakeland Inn- Rating 5/5

Wonderful food, cosy and warm atmosphere, great service, i'll be back

Reviewer:Mr. NeilButterfield | Mon 18th Feb 2013

3 night for 2 - Rating 4/5

First stay here and loved it. Great location just off A66 but with real country feel. Restaurant food was superb and good choice of wines at reasonable prices. Relaxed atmosphere.Will definitely be back!

Reviewer:Mrs. Martha Mcbride | Sun 17th Feb 2013

2 night stay - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely stay for 2 nights.Staff very welcoming. Room clean with nice bathroom. Breakfast excellent.Also had a meal both nights in the restaurant - great choice and really well presented. Will definately return in the future.

Reviewer:Mrs. Caroline Allen | Tue 12th Feb 2013

excellent weekend away - Rating 5/5

A lovely place to meet up with friends. Comfortable rooms, very good food and service in the restaurant. Would definitely stay again.Easily accessible from M6 motorway.

Reviewer:Rebecca Bennett | Mon 11th Feb 2013

Lovely stay - Rating 5/5

Thank you for a lovely stay. Friendly staff, good food and nice room - we had a relaxing weekend.

Reviewer:Ms. Yvonne Probert | Mon 11th Feb 2013

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Just stayed for 3 nights,this hotel never changes,always the same,good room,great service,excellent food.

Reviewer:Alan Rowley | Fri 8th Feb 2013

Good inn, great food - Rating 4/5

Welcoming fire in the bar, nice rooms and a superb evening meal and breakfast made this a lovely weekend break with family.

Reviewer:Christine Mercer | Mon 4th Feb 2013

Walking Weekend - Rating 4/5

My wife and I enjoyed and unseasonable mild weekend in January at the Troutbeck Inn. We stayed in the 1-Bed Cottage and of the three nights we ate at the Inn twice. The food was very good and given the fresh ingredients was suitably priced. Our host was friendly and accommodating, I would struggle to fault the place. The location is quietly set back from the road that links Penrith to Keswick and lays about 4 miles equidistant from both towns which enabled us to enjoy the peace of isolation without being too remote.

Reviewer:Mr. Jonathan Berger | Mon 28th Jan 2013

Will be back - Rating 4/5

Stayed over New Year in this cosy hotel in the Lake District.Rooms very clean and comfortable and food in the restaurant excellent.This is not a posh hotel but it is very comfortable and relaxing and in an ideal position for exploring the Northern Lakes.

Reviewer:June Trotter | Fri 4th Jan 2013

ANGELA - Rating 4/5


Reviewer:Angela Duffield | Thu 3rd Jan 2013

Back again - Rating 5/5

Once again we returned to the Troutbeck inn,staying in one of the cottages over the new year.Cottage very clean and warm and being able to nip out the front door straight into the pub,it does'nt get any better than that.Food as usual was excellent.

Reviewer:Mr Michael Adams | Wed 2nd Jan 2013

Excellent - Rating 5/5

We have been staying at The Troutbeck Inn for 5 years now.We have had 3 New Years Eve stays and the rest have been through the year.I personally have only stayed in the self catering cottages, but my Dad has stayed in the hotel also.They always provide an excellent service, and the food is outstanding.The New Years Eve gala dinner was out of this world.The Troutbeck Inn is ideally located with easy access to Keswick, Ullswater, Patterdale, Whinlatter and a little further Ambleside and Windermere.Lots of walks locally.Thank you Rowan and your tea, for an excellent service yet again.

Reviewer:Tracey Tyerman | Tue 1st Jan 2013

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Excellent 3 night stay at the Troutbeck Inn, superb value for money, with the best food tasted in a very long time. Will be going back soon.

Reviewer:David Swann | Sun 30th Dec 2012

Pre-Christmas treat - Rating 5/5

We stayed at the Troutbeck on the way up to Scotland to visit family. We had an amazing time and have already recommended it to friends and family! We were warmly welcomed, our room was spotless, warm and cosy with stunning views, and our evening meal was fantasitc. (the venison main course was better than the one I was served in a Michelin starred restaurant). It was an ideal winter retreat with lovely log fires and a cosy feel, but would also make an ideal centre for a summer trip to explore the lakes.

Reviewer:Victoria Chislett | Sat 29th Dec 2012

Little Mell - Rating 4/5

Lovely holiday at Little Mell with great walking.Facilities as usual are spot on my only concern is the cooker rings which are very slow and do not heat up very well - over an hour to boil cabbage!We stayed at Little Mell last year and the rings were not a problem.Other than that fantastic holiday, lovely area and pub hosts great.Look forward to coming again.

Reviewer:Karen Muller | Sun 18th Nov 2012

Classic Lakes Inn - Rating 5/5

A fabulous , enjoyable stay.The food was excellent, as was everything else.

Reviewer:Carl Avery | Fri 16th Nov 2012

Fantastic hospitality - Rating 5/5

Yet again another fabulous stay, breakfast is outstanding and so are the evening meals, wish I had half the chefs talent. Very warm and friendly hosts. Thank you

Reviewer:Mr. Andrew Brougham | Mon 12th Nov 2012

Clean and comfortable accomodation - Rating 4/5

We thoroughly enjoyed our second stay at The Troutbeck Inn in one of the holiday cottage. The accomodation is clean and comfortable and we found the mid week deal exceptionally well-priced. We ate once in the bar and the food is delicious. A great base for North and West Lakes we will be returning next year.

Reviewer:Mrs. Elaine Howard | Fri 9th Nov 2012

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Excellent stay. Very comfortable. Beautiful property. Food ..... tremendous. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Thanks very much.

Reviewer:Mr. Lloyd Roberts | Tue 6th Nov 2012

Excellent Inn - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at The Troutbeck several times, and especially enjoy the warm friendly environement in the bar and lounge.Playing cribbage in front of the log fire with a pint of Jennings ale is my idea of heaven.The food is not only of excellent quality, but imaginatively presented.We shall be back.

Reviewer:Mr. Ian Watson | Mon 5th Nov 2012

Enjoyable - Rating 4/5

Excellent service. Very good chef.

Reviewer:Mr. David Gange | Sat 3rd Nov 2012

ideal location - Rating 4/5

Lovely clean room and view, great breakfast. Staff polite and friendly. Our dogs enjoyed it too. Would stay there again.

Reviewer:Jenny Needham | Tue 30th Oct 2012

October weekend - Rating 4/5

We arrived at around 2pm and where shown to our room, the rooms and the rest of the inn are extremely clean lots of different toiletries provided in the lovely en suit bathroom. The location is perfect as you are in a spot ideal for getting to many locations in the Lakes. The food in the restaurant is outstanding my husband had the fillet stake both nights as it was the best stake he had ever had. The place is small and does get full so booking for dinner in advance is advised. Priced very reasonable and drinks also are reasonable. Not many staff so you can be waiting a little while to get served at the bar in busy times. The young girl on the bar seemed new and didn't speak much English but she was doing very well and was so so nice so we didn't mind waiting. We would definately re visit and hope to stay in one of the cottages next time with our daughter. All round lovely getaway.

Reviewer:Laura Beech | Tue 23rd Oct 2012

Warm - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely room, with en-suite. Had coffee/tea facilities and the breakfast was really nice.

Reviewer:Miss. Katie Rawnsley | Mon 22nd Oct 2012

Best Kept Secret in the Lake District - Rating 5/5

The Saddleback Cottage was fantastic and very cosy. The staff were very friendly and the food was first-class:both in terms of quality and quantity. The menu was superb and my wife and I managed to eat different things on each of the three nights that we stayed.Ideal location for exploring the Northern Lakes especially Ullswater.Cannot recommend the Troutbeck Inn highly enough.

Reviewer:Mark Donnelly | Thu 18th Oct 2012

R C & S H Cook - Rating 4/5

Clean comfortable room. Exelent food

Reviewer:Robert Cook | Thu 18th Oct 2012

Welcome Break - Rating 5/5

Excellent !!Faulty food.Clean and comfortable room.Friendly and helpful host and staff.

Reviewer:Linda Hyde | Tue 16th Oct 2012

Faultless - Rating 5/5

An Inn with character, aspiration (check out the menu!) and a friendly welcome.Stayed in the cottages and we were very well looked after. Perfect location if you are driving to the North Lakes, non of the parking hastles in Keswick yet you are minutes away from Ulswater. A gem.

Reviewer:Peter Jackson | Tue 16th Oct 2012

A very warm welcome - Rating 5/5

A very warm welcome on arrival, a wood burning cosy fire.The rooms are very comfortable and cleaned daily.Wonderful views of the surrounding area.Dog friendly.Lovely pleasant, helpful staff.The menu is extensive and of a very high standard.Excellent value for money.Would highley recommend this wonderful hotel.

Reviewer:Sarah Bedford | Mon 15th Oct 2012

Location location - Rating 4/5

Good location for the northern fells and KeswickGood breakfast and accommodating owner

Reviewer:Mr David Pettifer | Sun 14th Oct 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Same as always,nice,clean room,good staff and excellent food.I've never had a bad meal or room yet.Excellent value

Reviewer:Alan Rowley | Thu 11th Oct 2012

Blencathra Cottage - Rating 5/5

Blencathra cottage was fab - very warm and well equipped and comfortable beds.It was so nice to stay somewhere that was so clean and very good in all respects.If I can suggest a couple of things - a few leaflets about local walks would be good and a corkscrew with wings to make it easier !I will definitely recommend to friends and will stay again when next visiting the northern lakes.Thank you very much for a splendid stay.

Reviewer:Ghislaine Davis | Tue 2nd Oct 2012

On my way home - Rating 4/5

Nice hotel, excellent food, good value for money, and an excellent base for exploring the Lake District, would definatley use this hotel again

Reviewer:Carol Howlett | Mon 1st Oct 2012

Fantastic! - Rating 4/5

While I'm not sure about having to refer to myself as a "Mature Couple"in our 40's - the Inn was clean, comfortable and welcoming to us and our dog.The food, evening meal and breakfast was faultless.Highly recommended - we have already booked to return.

Reviewer:Karen Pecsvaradi | Sun 30th Sep 2012

Dog Friendly - Rating 5/5

What a wonderful discovery! A comfortable room, excellent food, plus our dog was welcome...particularly appreciated the dog-friendly dining arrangements.Will definitely make this a first choice when we venture northwards again!

Reviewer:Mr. Paul Ashby | Sat 29th Sep 2012

another enjoyable stay - Rating 4/5

Once again we have had a very enjoyable stay at the Troutbeck in one of their cottages. We arrived to torrential rain and were thrilled to find that the cottage was warm and cosy. The cottage is fairly well equipped and the beds comfy. Our cottage had 2 ensuites which was great. We had 2 superb meals in the Inn and would recommend a meal there to anyone in the area.The staff are friendly and welcoming. We will definitely be back. I would rate it 5stars for the meal and 4stars for the cottage.

Reviewer:Mrs Pam Straughan | Sat 29th Sep 2012

A great Hotel - Rating 5/5

Just back from an excellent 2night stay at the Troutbeck Inn. Would recommend this hotel to any one. The food was excellent,the best breakfast ever!!

Reviewer:Vivienne Redfern | Fri 28th Sep 2012

Weekend break - Rating 4/5

Excellent breakfast, single room had everything I needed and evening meals were avaiable if required. Friendly place to stay.

Reviewer:Mr. Michael Miles | Mon 24th Sep 2012

3 night stay sept 2012 - Rating 5/5

we had a very comfortable stay clean rooms very good food and good hospitality we would definatley come back again in the future

Reviewer:Mrs. Linda Thompson | Sun 23rd Sep 2012

Warm and friendly hotel - Rating 5/5

Excellent food and a no-nonsense, warm and friendly hotel.I would definitely recommend.

Reviewer:Prof Chris Cullen | Sat 22nd Sep 2012

View Spectacular - Rating 3/5

The main thing this cottage has going for it is the quiet surroundings and the beautiful scenery which can be enjoyed from the lounge. Nice location for exploring the Lake District too.

Reviewer:Louise Mcgilvray | Sat 15th Sep 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Good accommodation, good food, good beer and good service.

Reviewer:Mr. Murray Dawson | Fri 14th Sep 2012

couple with dog - Rating 5/5

excellent hotel, accommodation and food.We were made very welcome and also went out of there way to make the dog welcome.The only thing was there are 2 Troutbeck's in the Lake District should make people aware that it is near Penrith

Reviewer:Alan Mitchell | Wed 12th Sep 2012

Beautiful cottage - Rating 5/5

Having never been to the lake district this was a fantastic first holiday. Located ideally between Keswick and Penrith Little Mell is a beautiful place to stay. The cottage was large and elegantly decorated. It had everything you would possibly need for self catering and the added bonus of towels and bedding provided. The Troutbeck Inn is lovely and having eaten there the food is out of this world. The whole experience added to our holiday and the location meant that we were able to explore so much of the lake district, would certainly recommend and would definitely stay again.

Reviewer:Emily Barnes | Mon 10th Sep 2012

Highly recommended. - Rating 5/5

A very pleasant 2 day stay, nice room, excellent breakfasts and evening meals and a friendly welcome.

Reviewer:D G Pyatt | Mon 10th Sep 2012

5 Day Stay - Rating 5/5

Loved every moment of our stay. Made very welcome by the owner and the staff. Room always spotlessly cleaned. Food excellent and my Vegetarian partner well catered for. 4th stay this year tells it's own story.

Reviewer:Mr. Geoff Widdall | Fri 7th Sep 2012

Lovely - Rating 4/5

Lovely hotel and area. The staff were very welcoming. Would love to be able to spend a full weekend here in the future x

Reviewer:Miss. Debbie Silcock | Thu 6th Sep 2012

troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

excellent service food great rooms spacious very clean an ideal spot for touring the north lakes very well priced will hopefully return in near future.

Reviewer:Robert Mcclure | Sun 2nd Sep 2012

Excellent - Rating 5/5

My wife and I and our two friends had a lovely short break in Saddleback Cottage.The accommodation was very clean and perfectly functional, beds comfy and staff at Troutbeck Inn friendly and welcoming. Ideal location for the northern lakes.Would highly recommend and hope to come back soon.

Reviewer:Chris Aherne | Sun 2nd Sep 2012

Two night stay - Rating 4/5

Great place to stay, comfortable and the food very good. My only reservation is that the food was a little pricey. Perhaps a bar menu would be good.i am sure they would have done something different, but I didnt ask.

Reviewer:Sean O'toole | Sun 2nd Sep 2012

Nice Stay - Rating 4/5

It is a good location, nice clean cottage with everything inside. Pub staff is very helpful. Nice peaceful place to stay and we enjoyed every bit.

Reviewer:Rajdeep Kumar | Fri 24th Aug 2012

Wonderful! - Rating 5/5

We had a wonderful 4-night stay at the Troutbeck Inn. The room was comfortable and spotlessly clean, although we thought the small en-suite was a bit tired and dated. The food, both breakfast and dinner, was both plentiful and delicious, served by a very efficient and friendly staff. Located in a small hamlet, we found it generally quiet and restful, with ample parking and in an ideal location for our short vacation. At excellent value for money, we would have no hesitation recommending the Troutbeck Inn and hope we can find a reason to visit again.

Reviewer:Ian James | Wed 22nd Aug 2012

Wonderful Place - Rating 5/5

We had a great time at the Troutbeck Inn, the food was excellent and the hospitality was outstanding. The room was clean and fine for our family, with one adult child.Thanks from Canada.

Reviewer:Mrs. Wendy Johnston | Sun 19th Aug 2012

Excellent - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck welcomed us as a group of very wet cyclists caught in heavy rain while on the C2C. They helped us dry our stuff, gave us an excellent dinner and breakfast, and sent us on our way happy. What more could you ask? Excellent place to stay.

Reviewer:Mr. Mark Dowdney | Sat 18th Aug 2012

Cottage - Rating 5/5

Nice cottage with friendly staff in the attached hotel which served great food!

Reviewer:Bill Doherty | Tue 14th Aug 2012

A weeks walking in Lakeland - Rating 4/5

My wife and I had a very enjoyable stay at the Troutbeck Inn, the cottage Little Mell was very comfortable

Reviewer:Lawrence Rawlinson | Wed 8th Aug 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Very pleasant 3 day stay at this lovely inn. Comfortable room. Superb food. Would definitely stay there again

Reviewer:Mr. Alan Birchall | Tue 7th Aug 2012

Short stay - Rating 4/5

Returned to this hotel after excellent impression in 2010. All was confirmed this year. Room was great and delightful meals. Congratulations. May you be as good when we get back to you in future.

Reviewer:Mr. Archibald Scott | Wed 1st Aug 2012

Warm and Cosy - Rating 5/5

I stayed for two nights at the Troutbeck Inn. On arrival the Inn is warm and Welcoming, my room was very clean and well presented. The breakfast was excellent plenty of choice and good quality.It was also nice to see the Troutbeck was dog friendly.I would highly recommend the Troutbeck Inn to anyone.

Reviewer:Brian Anderson | Mon 30th Jul 2012

Comfortable and well located - Rating 4/5

A comfortable and well equipped cottage in good location. A good size for a one bedroom.

Reviewer:Stephen Hedderick | Sun 29th Jul 2012

Suggestion - Rating 4/5

We enjoyed our stay, the room was very comfortable and clean. The food served for breakfasts and evening meal excellent. A suggestion from us to add a few simpler options to the evening meal menu would add to the choice as people do sometimes require a simpler meal.The staff were very professional in their work and helpful.

Reviewer:Christine Kelly | Sat 28th Jul 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Although we couldn't in all honesty describe ourselves as young, we are definitely not mature:another category is needed!!! Seriously, the Troutbeck Inn is well situated for exploring the Northern end of the Lake District, the room was comfortable and the breakfast excellent. If you choose to dine there, the menu was varied and presented very well. Would recommend staying here for a short break.

Reviewer:Mr. Trevor Jones | Thu 26th Jul 2012

Very welcoming, clean and comfortable - Rating 5/5

We spent just one night staying at the Troutbeck Inn on the way to Scotland with our dog.We were very pleased thatBentley (the dog) was able to join us for dinner and breakfast in the bar . Both meals were absolutely delicious.

Reviewer:Mrs. Alison Nickells | Thu 26th Jul 2012

Saddleback Cottage - Rating 3/5

The owner was very welcoming and friendly.How ever I was slightly disappointed by the fact there was no where for the children or dog to be outside of the property, given that we had booked as a family with a dog;you are either in the cottage or in the car,as outside the cottage was car parking for the three cottages.Perhaps I should have looked at the details more closely.I would have also liked a dishwasher and a washing machine as part of the facilities, although use of the owner's washing machine was an option.

Reviewer:Alyson Curry | Wed 25th Jul 2012

A lovely weekend - Rating 5/5

Our second stay and just as good as our first. Our room was very pleasant with a large comfortable bed and spotlessly clean with a generous supply and variety of guality toiletries.Breakfast was delicious and evening meal superb. We would definitely recommend the hotel and its food to friends. We'll be back!

Reviewer:Mrs. Dorothy Carrington | Tue 24th Jul 2012

Weekend stay - Rating 5/5

Excellent food, rooms very clean, staff very pleasant. Would use again. Many thanks.

Reviewer:Mrs. Fiona Abbott | Mon 23rd Jul 2012

Excellent - Rating 5/5

A lovely inn with comfortable rooms, nice atmosphere, friendly staff and excellent food.Great location if you have a car, easily accessible by bus and right on the door step of the lakes. Highly recommended.

Reviewer:Mr. Simon Jackson | Sat 21st Jul 2012

A really good stay- Rating 5/5

Friendly and welcoming service. Comfortable and cosy room. Excellent food and wine.Great atmosphere.

Reviewer:Ms Margaret Burns | Fri 20th Jul 2012

Recent stay - Rating 5/5

I prefer to find ana lternative these days to the "Premier Inn"and this was perfect, in every aspect. Friendly and welcoming to the sole traveller. The quality of the room and the Inn itself is perfect. I would have no hesititation in recommending this to anyone who wants a tranquil break, beautiful surrounding scenery, excellant food and real ales. Will stay again!

Reviewer:Mr Mike Smith | Wed 18th Jul 2012

Ideal base for exploring - Rating 4/5

Cottage was clean and spacious.Ideal place for exploring area.Had everything you needed for a comfortable stay.Hope to return soon

Reviewer:Gillian Peutherer | Tue 17th Jul 2012

The Conways - Rating 4/5

We had a lovely time and enjoyed the fcilitiles of the cottage just the right size for us it was very pleasant hopefully we will get the chance to return in the futue thank you

Reviewer:William Conway | Tue 17th Jul 2012

An enjoyable experience - Rating 5/5

A very pleasant weekend stay. Rooms are small but spotless and comfortable. Could have heard a pin drop at night. Glad we'd booked an evening meal because the restaurant was very busy. Food excellent and service friendly. Would definitely go again.

Reviewer:John & Anne Bryce | Tue 17th Jul 2012

Weekend - Rating 5/5

Comfortable surroundings, excellent views and fabulous food

Reviewer:Helen Horsley | Sun 15th Jul 2012

On the way fron Glenaegles to Clitheroe - Rating 5/5

We enjoyed our night at Troutbeck Inn.The meal in the restaurant was exellent and the room was clean and comfortable.The beer was pretty good as well

Reviewer:Thomas Brown | Tue 10th Jul 2012

wonderful short brreak - Rating 4/5

We thoroughly enjoyed our short break at the Troutbeck Inn.The staff were very welcoming and helpful.Breakfast really set us up for the day and the restaurant food excellent.

Reviewer:Ms. DianeDean | Mon 9th Jul 2012

little mell cottage - Rating 5/5

great stay cottage has everything you need for a great holiday cant wait to go back

Reviewer:Gwen Jobson | Sun 8th Jul 2012

A great place to stay - Rating 5/5

We have stopped at Troutbeck inn many times which is an indication of how we feel about it.The food is nothing short of fantastic.Breakfasts fill you up for the rest of the day.

Reviewer:Mr Michael Adams | Sat 7th Jul 2012

Excellent weekend - Rating 5/5

Lovely place to stay, the evening meals were something not to be missed!

Reviewer:Mrs. Angela Ewbank | Mon 2nd Jul 2012

Cittages - Rating 4/5

Second visit to the cottages and just as good as the first very clean and comfortable and central for Ullswater &Keswick

Reviewer:Janice Burn | Mon 2nd Jul 2012

42nd Anniversary - Rating 5/5

Third visit this year to the Troutbeck Inn. Hopefully not the last. Everything you could wish for and more.

Reviewer:Geoffrey Widdall | Mon 2nd Jul 2012

Staying at Little Mel - Rating 5/5

We had a lovely time staying at the Little Mel cottage next to the Troutbeck Inn. Accomodation is first class and we would have no problem staying there again.

Reviewer:Brian Willitt | Sat 30th Jun 2012

Made most welcome - Rating 4/5

Thanks very much for our stay, we enjoyed your hospitality. Food and accommodation were exellent, best nights sleep in a B and B we have had. See you again soon we hope.

Reviewer:Anthony Ball | Fri 29th Jun 2012

Quality break. - Rating 5/5

We have just spent the weekend at Troutbeck Inn and would highly recommend it for the efficient professional attitude of the staff. Although there were other guests we were treated as though we were the only one's and all our needs were attended to.The food was fantastic and you certainly would not want to look anywhere else to dine.All in all a very happy experience.Grateful thanks to the proprietors and staff. Ann and Peter. Uppingham.

Reviewer:Peter Whalley | Tue 26th Jun 2012

troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

Top of the class--- very good

Reviewer:Francis Ryan | Mon 25th Jun 2012

Perfect - Rating 5/5

The inn is in a great location and very easy to find. The room was very clean and comfortable and the tea coffee and biscuits were a nice touch. It was also nice to find shower gels and shampoos etc in the room.The breakfast was delicious! We were at a wedding on the Saturday night and being late back was not a problem. Would stay again.

Reviewer:Charlene Moodliar | Tue 19th Jun 2012

A great stay at the Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

We stayed at the Troutbeck Inn for two nights in June. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and plan to return. Our room was tastfully decorated and comfortable (eventhough it is apparently one of their smaller rooms, it was big enough to comforatbly fit our travel cot). The hotel has a boutique feel to it and has extremely helpful and friendly staff. We had one evening meal and it was one of the best meals we have had in a long time, large portions of high quality top end restuarant standard. The open fire, superb location, friendly staff and delicious food turned a couple of rainy days in june into a memorable break. Thank you Rowan.

Reviewer:Lisa Miller | Mon 18th Jun 2012

Lovely stay - Rating 5/5

Lovely stay, quiet and comfortable rooms, great breakfast to set you up for a day on the fells......will stay again, many thaks

Reviewer:Graham Wallis | Sun 17th Jun 2012

Very Comfortable Stay - Rating 5/5

Had three comfortable nights in the single room which had extra wide comfy single bed. Very busy restaurant reflecting the reputation for good was delicious on the 2 nights I dined there. Good hearty breakfasts. Thoroughly enjoyed my stay. Lastly they are dog friendly which is a rarity these days.

Reviewer:Susan Duval | Mon 11th Jun 2012

saddleback cottage - Rating 5/5

delightful cottage in a very peaceful location.spotlessly clean and extremely comfortable beds

Reviewer:Sue Williams | Sun 10th Jun 2012

consistantly good - Rating 4/5

Second visit this year and very sure it won't be the last.

Reviewer:Sean Schofield | Sat 9th Jun 2012

Comfortable and welcoming - Rating 5/5

A perfect place to stay to explore Ullswater. The family room was spacious and spotlessly clean. We had a fabulous meal in the restaurant and the breakfasts were scrummy. We would definitely return and recommend to others. Thank you.

Reviewer:Amanda Grant | Sat 9th Jun 2012

Jubilee Weekend - Rating 5/5

We visited with two friends from Belgium for a 2 night stay What a good choice!! Food excellent. We live in Edinburgh and the food would compare favourably with some of the "high-end "restaurants in the city The accommodation was spotless and comfortable and the location just off the A66 meant that all of the Lake District attractions were very accessible. The staff were friendly without being "gushy"and the value for money was first class. Thank you for a memorable stay. We WILL be back

Reviewer:Michael Penman | Fri 8th Jun 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Stayed for a couple of days and enjoyed excellent service. Very comfortable. Friendly. Excellent food with very good service. We would definitely stay there again

Reviewer:Mr. Damien Theaker | Thu 7th Jun 2012

1st stay - Rating 5/5

We all had a very welcoming stay with excellent food and accommodation.Hope to see you again next year

Reviewer:Dorothy Searle | Wed 6th Jun 2012

Jubilee stay - Rating 4/5

Comfortable accomodation with good food and friendly staff.

Reviewer:Kevin King | Wed 6th Jun 2012

Overnight stay - Rating 5/5

Good food accommodation and service well done

Reviewer:Mr. Colin Towers | Sun 3rd Jun 2012

30/5/2012 - Rating 5/5

enjoyed our stay. rooms very comfortable and clean, and a bonus that you let us bring the dog along. excellant food, made very welcome by all the staff

Reviewer:Stephen Percy | Thu 31st May 2012

Fantastic - Rating 5/5

Unexpected trip but would recommend. Fantastic stay, excellent food and first class service.

Reviewer:Elizabeth Down | Tue 29th May 2012

perfect - Rating 5/5

a lovley b&b rooms great staff helpful and friendly very well placed for all of the lake district and york excellent will definitely recommend

Reviewer:D Cook | Tue 29th May 2012

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Very clean, comfortable room and excellent food with great company.Service was excellent and the walking fantastic.Definitely will return soon.

Reviewer:Mr. Graham Brusby | Tue 29th May 2012

Great place to stay - Rating 5/5

Excellent Inn.Lovely and clean with friendly staff and supper food.This is our third visit and have never been disappointed.

Reviewer:Ms. Sue Moore | Sun 27th May 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Good facilities. Interesting menus and food quality was very good.Would stay again

Reviewer:Mr. Philip Logan | Fri 25th May 2012

Thank you - Rating 1/5

Second visit, lovely time again!Food and accommodation spot on, very high standard.Team are very courteous, efficient, pleasant and professional.Really enjoyed our weekend break, thank you. Sorry i dont know what i have done to the stars, they will not move!i wanted to star you 5 - excellent, but it wont move off 1!!should i resubmit?

Reviewer:Miss. Anne Ballantyne | Tue 22nd May 2012


We totally enjoyed our stay at the Troutbeck Inn.The room was comfortable and clean.The breakfast ample and tasty.We had dinner both nights and were impressed by the presentation and quality of the food.Good wine list.Pleasant and efficient service.For us a bonus was that this Inn is dog friendly.

Reviewer:Mrs. Christine Owen | Tue 22nd May 2012

Review of my stay at Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Very friendly and helpful staff. Comfortable room with a cozy bed and a nice hot shower. Excellent food. Well positioned in Troutbeck Village. Just off A66 but only 10 mins drive to Keswick. Ample off road car parking.Not expensive.Very good value for money.Great view of fells.

Reviewer:Andrew Mcrae | Mon 21st May 2012

A short stay - Rating 5/5

Thanks for an excellent stay at the Troutbeck Inn.We had 2 double rooms and took Dinner as a party of 7 people. All was outstandingly excellent with very comfortable rooms providing all we needed. Dinner wassuperb with our choice being made from a very wide selectiogs on and all was excellently cooked. Overall our stay lacked for nothing - Superb. I thoroughly applaud the hotels policy to permit dogs - it made our stay so much easier to manage and it was evident that all the dogs at the hotel were well behaved.Thank you.

Reviewer:Chris Hill | Mon 21st May 2012

Ten out of ten ! - Rating 5/5

Warm, comfortable , good beds and excellent food, Troutbeck had everything we were looking for. We shall not hesitate to recommend you both sides of the Border. We shall be back!

Reviewer:Elizabeth Crawford | Thu 17th May 2012

A good hotel - Rating 4/5

A very nice hotel siituated in a good place to tour the lakes. The standard of food served is very very goodHighly recommend

Reviewer:Alan Giles | Mon 14th May 2012

A Lakeland Gem - Rating 5/5

We stayed in one of the self-catering cottages at the end of April, taking some meals at the Inn. We were made to feel very welcome and were impressed with both the facilities provided and the high quality of the cuisine. We would definitely stay here again and have already recommended the Inn to our friends. Thank you for a very enjoyable experience.

Reviewer:Barry Sewell | Sat 12th May 2012

one night stop over - Rating 5/5

Very good value all round , food alone was amazing and excellent views from our room .Will definitely return and recommend to friends and family .

Reviewer:Mr. Mick Jordan | Thu 3rd May 2012

REVIEW - Rating 5/5

The food and service at the Troutbeck is absoloutely superb. Reccomend this place to everybody

Reviewer:Mr. Raymond Read | Tue 1st May 2012

Premier location - Rating 5/5

Very accessible location for walks, touring, touring or just relaxing. Very comfortable roomExcellent food. Coal and log fire to toast tired feet and comfy chairs to doze in!

Reviewer:Mrs. Christine Eade | Tue 1st May 2012

Recent Stay - Rating 5/5

Have being going to Troutbeck Inn for a while and as uusual accommodation and food excellent would recommend to anyone to try .

Reviewer:Mrs. Una Fraser | Mon 30th Apr 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

This is an excellent and efficiently run small hotel.Clean, comfortable, good food, friendly staff and in a beautiful part of the country.We will go back again.

Reviewer:Susan Parker | Mon 30th Apr 2012

Spring Visit - Rating 5/5

This was our second visit to The Troutbeck Inn and won't be our last. Couldn't find any fault at all.Geoff and Shirley Widdall

Reviewer:Mr. Geoff Widdall | Fri 27th Apr 2012

Very Good - Rating 4/5

Found everything very nice, clean room good food and friendly staff, breakfast really good.Would definately stay again.

Reviewer:Martin Hill | Thu 26th Apr 2012

Troutbeck Cottages - Rating 5/5

Beautiful cottages, contains everything you need, hotel food delicious, would highly recommend, will return as soon as we are able to.

Reviewer:Jean Holt | Wed 18th Apr 2012

Easter break - Rating 4/5

Lovely cottage. Very clean and tidy. Top location and excellent food in the Inn. Lovely welcome by staff and owner, would def recommend!!

Reviewer:Jill Chapman | Sun 15th Apr 2012

Friday night away - Rating 5/5

Great food, great staff, great location for the NE Lakes, awesome view of Blencathra.

Reviewer:Mr. Gordon Hodges | Sat 14th Apr 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Very pleasent second stay. Room B&B good value for money. Excellent evening meal.

Reviewer:Mr. Paul Scott | Mon 9th Apr 2012

home from home - Rating 5/5

Fantastic weekend in one of the cottages, great location and friendly staff and locals will be back in the near future

Reviewer:Phillip Shields | Mon 9th Apr 2012

Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

A really enjoyable, last minute stay. The welcome and attention were first class, the room was very comfortable, the food excellent - in all, a very welcome retreat after a long day

Reviewer:Mr Alistair Maclean | Tue 3rd Apr 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Lovely accomodation and great location for the North Lakes. Food and beer selection in the bar is excellent.

Reviewer:Matthew Gee | Tue 3rd Apr 2012

Fab weekend - Rating 4/5

Myself, the wife &the dog stayed for 2 nights and really enjoyed our stay. Great beer &fantastic food. Rooms are quite basic but are ideal for a stay with a dog. Excellent base to explore the surrounding countryside. Enjoyed it so much we will be returning very soon.

Reviewer:Sean Schofield | Mon 2nd Apr 2012

OOOhh Lovely!!! - Rating 5/5

wonderful Inn, hospitality faultless,warm and very comfy.Lovely bed,thank you for letting the dog stay. Bea was happy and very settled. Food amazing really great quality.Such a kind warm welcome.

Reviewer:Jilly Wallis | Fri 30th Mar 2012

Superb hotel & dog friendly - Rating 5/5

We booked the Troutbeck Inn as it was convenient for Penrith and accepted dogs. We stayed for 3 nights and had such a lovely time that we didn't want to leave. The staff were very attentive, the food was out of this world and the bedroom was so much more than I expected as we'd booked in with a dog.We were allowed to eat our evening meal and breakfast in the bar as we had our dog with us and the food was always fresh, hot and extremely tasty. After 3 nights we stll hadn't got round to sampling all of the main courses!The hotel is only a 10 min drive away from Ullswater and altough we were there in March I can imagine how busy the area around the lake gets so it's good to be just out of the manic traffic.We are already planning a return trip this year and we are looking to stop off next year on our way up to Edinburgh.

Reviewer:B Coy | Tue 27th Mar 2012

Nights stay - Rating 5/5

We were made very welcome and the room was beautifully presented. The food was great and very ggod value. Many thanks for a lovely stay

Reviewer:Norman Blackburn | Tue 27th Mar 2012

24/03/2012 - Rating 5/5

An excellent Inn, rooms comfortable but the best is the FOOD, it is fantastic.Great atmosphere, great food.

Reviewer:David Boulton | Sat 24th Mar 2012

Ideal spot - Rating 5/5

Just great both for a restful night and a stepping off place for Keswick and beyond.

Reviewer:Hugh Campbell | Fri 23rd Mar 2012

MR - Rating 5/5

This review relates to two short stays I recently had at the Troutbeck Inn and to two previous visits in 2010 and 2011. On each occasion I was warmly received, given excellent accommodation and enjoyed splendid food. I will not hesitate to recommend it to anyone travelling to this area and will certainly return to the Troutbeck Inn.

Reviewer:Ronald Nicholson | Fri 23rd Mar 2012

Little Mell and us - Rating 4/5

Little Mell was as cosy as we remembered it.Many thanks.

Reviewer:John Corbishley | Fri 16th Mar 2012

weekend stay - Rating 5/5

great place to stay food lovely great to find somewhere where the dogs are welcome too

Reviewer:Gwen Jobson | Wed 14th Mar 2012

Wonderful Inn - Rating 5/5

We wanted a nice inn with good food, not too far from M6 for our return journey to Aberdeen and that allowed dogs to stay. We had a great stay at Troutbeck, great service, nice size rooms, excellent dining and such a great place to stay. We will be back

Reviewer:Dawn Ricketts | Tue 13th Mar 2012

Fabulous food - Rating 5/5

This is our second stay at the Inn and we had a fabulous time. The food was amazing as always and well worth the price. Excellent value for money. The inn is in a good location of exploring ullswater, keswick and surrounding areas. Rooms are clean and well presented. Will definately be staying again and recommending to friends and family.

Reviewer:Miss. Hayley Coppin | Tue 13th Mar 2012

Anniversary treat - Rating 5/5

Really enjoyed recent stay at The Troutbeck inn, warm welcome, excellent sized room with great facilities. Evening meals fantastic, especially the steak. Breakfast was very nice too and set us up for the days walking. Would certainly recommend to family and friends and look forward to returning next year....if not before.

Reviewer:Hazel Roth | Tue 13th Mar 2012

More than a stop-over - Rating 5/5

My wife and I stayed at The Troutbeck as a stop over, following a holiday in the highlands, booking initially because of the convenient location to the M6. instead of being 'just a stopover' the comfortable room, beautiful location and fantastic food - it really is good - extended the holiday a further day! We will definately stay again, hopefully for longer next time.

Reviewer:Andrew Duff | Wed 29th Feb 2012

Short stay - Rating 4/5

We stayed in one of the cottages. It was very pleasant;lovely views;comfy beds;and the great thing is that you just pop out of your front door and into the Inn where you are served superb food in a friendly atmosphere. Thank you for a restful and relaxing short break,

Reviewer:Mrs. Pam Straughan | Tue 28th Feb 2012

Lovely location - Rating 5/5

We stayed as a married couple and were very impressed. The room was spotless and the en suite was gleaming.The meal in the evening was superb - recommend you book your table in advance.Would love to stay again in the future

Reviewer:Mrs. Catherine Hinson | Mon 27th Feb 2012

Weekend Away - Rating 5/5

Warm friendly welcome on arrival. Room was clean and comfortable. En-suite was equally clean. Meals were excellent as was the bar service. Our movements within the Inn were restricted due to us taking our dog, which was to be expected. We were all made to feel extremely welcome. This was not our first visit, and we hope to make many more.

Reviewer:David Tattersall | Wed 22nd Feb 2012

A very pleasant stay - Rating 4/5

We took a mid-week 'winter warmer' break in the cottage apartment 'Blencathra' It was everything we needed. Reasonably spacious, spotlessly clean and warm. The living areas are on the first floor with bedrooms beneath. This gave really enjoyable views from the living area to the fells in the distance and Blencathra nearby. The location is good as it is just off the A66 Penrith to Keswick road. There are also numerous small country lanes for a quieter drive. Walking in the area has endless possibilities. The Troutbeck Inn itself which is seconds away from the apartment is very pleasant and is very atmospheric. The food was an excellent standard but there were no options for main courses less than £14, so whilst very good value, you had to be prepared for quite an outlay if eating there in a family group. Overall - very good and highly recommended. We will definitely return.

Reviewer:Lesley Tracy | Tue 21st Feb 2012

Just right - Rating 5/5

I found the Troutbeck welcoming, really nice atmosphere, good attention to detail. I stayed in a lovely room and menu was excellent, as was the breakfast. Only sorry I couldn't stay longer. Would definately book again.

Reviewer:Mr. Richard Peters | Sat 18th Feb 2012

Special valentines night - Rating 5/5

My wife Brenda and I had a fantastic night at the Troutbeck Inn.we had been for a meal once before and we always promised ourselves that we would come back and stay. We were not dissapointed the food was absolutely fantastic and the accomodation very comfortable.We were very well looked after and made to feel most welcome many thanks.

Reviewer:Dr. Norman Lannigan | Wed 15th Feb 2012

Nice stay - Rating 5/5

Nice quiet inn clean rooms nice breakfast

Reviewer:Mr. Trevor Guy | Sun 5th Feb 2012

Last minute stop over - Rating 5/5

WE booked a spur of the moment 1 night stopover in the lakes and what a delight we had at this lovely B&B. The food was Michellin star quality, seriously.The beer real ale was spot on, new barrel of Jennings.Just the job. and our little Westie loved it too.Shame about the weather but the Troutbeck can't arraneg this one.Do not hesitate to book here.

Reviewer:Mr. Chris Knott | Mon 23rd Jan 2012

very cosy - Rating 5/5

A lovely place with a welcoming feel. After a day on frosty fells the open fire and excellent food was a real treat. The lovely clean, warm room was also much appreciated. All this and doggy friendly too!

Reviewer:Mrs. KathrynMoney | Fri 20th Jan 2012

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Very enjoyable stay. Would not hesitate to recommend The Troutbeck Inn to friends and relatives. A warm welcome and lovely food.Immaculately clean. Would hope to return in the future.

Reviewer:Geoffrey Widdall | Mon 16th Jan 2012

New Year Break - Rating 4/5

We stayed at the Troutbeck over the new year period 2011. From the moment we arrived we were made to feel extremely welcome by the owners and their staff. The food was amazing and definitely great value for money.Would certainly recommend a stay here and almost certainly return.

Reviewer:Dale Vicker | Tue 10th Jan 2012

Fantastic break - Rating 5/5

We stayed in the one bedroom cottage for five nights and thoroughly enjoyed every minute. The cottage was very comfortable and dog friendly, which was a must for us as we have a Wolfhound and a small terrier.The owner was very friendly and quite apologetic that the weather was at times awful, but this did not hinder us in anyway, if you come to the Lakes you must be ready for rain!!!We had several meals which we ordered at the pub and had delivered to our door, these were all delicious and again we thoroughly enjoyed them.I would recommend this cottage to anyone and we shall very definately stay here again when we return to this beautiful part of the world.

Reviewer:Roger Morris | Sat 7th Jan 2012

Overnight stopover - Rating 5/5

Excellent place to stay, friendly and welcoming. Brilliant to find somewhere where dogs are welcome. Food exceptionally good and good value for money.

Reviewer:Mrs. Alison Parker | Wed 4th Jan 2012

2012 christmas break - Rating 5/5

If you are looking for GREAT food in a relaxed atmosphere and want to unwind you will be hard pushed to find better.

Reviewer:Tony Terry | Thu 29th Dec 2011

Overnight stay - Rating 4/5

great place to stay and good value for money.I would like to stay again

Reviewer:Sean Otoole | Wed 21st Dec 2011

Winter stay - Rating 5/5

Well worth the money we paid through last minute will visit again and recommend to friends. The evening meal was lovely, the breakfast the following morning was the bast we have had at any B&B, our holidays are cruising and i must say the breakfast was no different to 4star. The room was adequate for our needs CLEAN, A GREAT PLACE TO STAY thanks a lot for a great night. Shaun &Kath

Reviewer:Shaun Maddox | Sat 17th Dec 2011

Walking Weekend - Rating 5/5

Wet and windy outside but lovely and cosy inside

Reviewer:David Mcgee | Mon 28th Nov 2011

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Reviewer:Alan Rowley | Fri 25th Nov 2011

Pleasant Stay - Rating 5/5

Excellant one night stay, Very comfortable room, good choice of beers.Plenty of choice on the menu and excellant food it was, and that includes breakfast. Would definately stay again.

Reviewer:Stuart Watson | Fri 11th Nov 2011

november break - Rating 5/5

enjoyed a lovely break at the troutbeck inn last week. great to relax about having rolo our dog with us, and the food was excellent. thankyou!

Reviewer:Mrs. Sally Wilson | Tue 8th Nov 2011

Good value room, lovely stay - Rating 4/5

We got exactly what we wanted from our stay - a clean and pleasant family room for 2 adults and 2 children with somewhere pleasant to relax on a night (the roaring fire is such a treat to come in to), friendly helpful staff and lovely food. And no-one turned their noses up at us when we came back wet and filthy from days in the mountains! We would definitely look at staying here again.

Reviewer:Helen Melton | Fri 4th Nov 2011

Recent stay - Rating 5/5

excellent accommodation and food never disappoints each time we stay

Reviewer:Mrs. Una Fraser | Tue 1st Nov 2011

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Excellent stay on our way to the Highlands. Couldnt fault meal in resturant at all and room was very comfortable indeed. Hope to visit again sometime and will recommend to friends.

Reviewer:Mrs. Jacqueline Jackson | Tue 1st Nov 2011

Blencathra Cottage - Rating 5/5

Lovely location. Cottage was spacious, clean and just what we expected.An excellent location for travelling to Ullswater and Windermere. Rookin House equestrian centre also a perfect activity centre only one mile away.Would definately book again.

Reviewer:Sarah Bessant | Mon 31st Oct 2011

The Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

An excellent night's stay. Great breakfast. Good bedroom facilities.

Reviewer:John Burland | Mon 31st Oct 2011

Great Stay - Rating 5/5

A great hotel serving great food. Would recommend to anyone

Reviewer:James Hall | Thu 27th Oct 2011

Little Mell - Rating 5/5

Excellent, very well equipped cottage, friendly and helpful staff at the pub and easy access to various fells and major Lake District towns - a very enjoyable stay - thanks

Reviewer:Steve Gould | Wed 26th Oct 2011

short break - Rating 5/5

Another excellent short break. The Troutbeck food is excellent ,the service great and the whole place has a nice relaxed feel to it.

Reviewer:Alan Bottomley | Wed 26th Oct 2011

fantastic - Rating 5/5

We had a fantastic stay here, rooms clean warm and comfy and the food was outstanding, we travel and stay away a great deal and can honestly say this was well worthy of the price paid, breakfast ingredients of a really high quality and delicious to say the least, Evening meals were out of this world in quality, quantity and presentation, we will be back.

Reviewer:Andrew Brougham | Mon 24th Oct 2011

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Reviewer:Mr. Tanya Jones | Sun 23rd Oct 2011

Great place to stay - Rating 5/5

This is the second time in just over a month we have stayed at the troutbeck Inn and we would recommend it to anyone.The rooms are clean with TV and tea making facilities,our ensuite facilities were very good.The breakfast was excellent and this time we also had our evening meal and this was as good as we had heard.

Reviewer:Mr. Brian Rabbitts | Sat 22nd Oct 2011

Happy stay - Rating 4/5

Really nice place, great location to attack the Lakes. Good staff and great food, we found the mattress a little uncomfortable though.

Reviewer:John Gladstone | Wed 19th Oct 2011

Good Stay - Rating 4/5

We had a very comfortable stay and felt that the cottage was good value for money. Superb spacious bedroom and had everything we needed for a short stay.

Reviewer:Joanne Walker | Fri 14th Oct 2011

Highly recommended - Rating 5/5

During our visit to the Lake District we had a four night stop at The Troutbeck Inn. We found the rooms to be immaculate, the staff pleasant and the food was very good. The surroundings were idyllic and peaceful. We had a very pleasant and relaxing stay. Well done The Troutbeck Inn keep up the good work!

Reviewer:Ms. Marie Kelly | Wed 12th Oct 2011

Homecoming - Rating 5/5

Arriving on a dark and blustery Friday evening, walking into the Troutbeck Inn was just like coming home:warm, welcomhing and familiar. The food was delicious and our dog thought it was fantastic. Thankyou!

Reviewer:Mr & Mrs Charlie De Graaf | Mon 10th Oct 2011

Excellent accommodation - Rating 5/5

We really enjoyed our stay at The Troutbeck Inn.Great location and excellent accommodation, delicious food.Would like to come back some time!

Reviewer:Mrs. Bronwen Thomas | Thu 6th Oct 2011

Weekend walking on Blencathra - Rating 5/5

Lovely hotel with excellent food, the breakfast was delicious and we had a fantastic meal in the evening in the restaurant.

Reviewer:Mrs. Christine Rostron | Mon 3rd Oct 2011

Fantastic stay - Rating 5/5

Had a fantastic stay, staff really welcoming and efficient, perfect atmosphere stayed 2 nights and had a fab meal both nights breakfast was the same would recommend to anyone will be back again! Thankyou

Reviewer:Amanda Marron | Fri 30th Sep 2011

Great Pub/B&B in the Lakes - Rating 4/5

Nice place to stay.....very nice staff and great food.

Reviewer:Iain Brydon | Thu 29th Sep 2011

The North Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

We spent a very comfortable four nights here. The rooms were attractive and the service good. The Restaurant is fine but seems to offer a little changed menu with little range of choicefor vegetarians. Breakfasts were very good! Would recommend.

Reviewer:Mr. Paul Allton | Sun 25th Sep 2011

Great stopover - Rating 5/5

We returned because we had had such a wonderful meal on a previous visit to the Lakes.We were not disappointed.The room was very nice, the service and care first class and the food magnificent.

Reviewer:David Whitaker | Fri 23rd Sep 2011

Enjoyed our Stay - Rating 4/5

The accommodation and food was very good.We had a three course meal, each course was well cooked and presented.The prawns were beautifully tender and HUGE.One small point we weren't happy with.Room 2 was directly across the road from a bungalow, the windows of which looked straight in to our room.A venitian blind or net of some sort would solve this problem.We didn't want to close the curtain on the view, but for the sake of privacy it was necessary.

Reviewer:Mrs. Pam Saunders | Fri 23rd Sep 2011

very contented - Rating 5/5

We really enjoyed our stay, the room was clean and well furnished, the staff all very friendly and helpful and the food was excellent plus.

Reviewer:Stewart Sinclair | Thu 22nd Sep 2011

Lovely Hotel - Rating 4/5

Our room was slightly small but very comfortable.It was very clean and the washroom facilities were als o of a high standard.There was a TV and refreshment facilities in the room.The staff were freindly and helpful and the breakfast was excellent.We did not eat dinner at the hotel but another guest we spoke to said the food was delicious. We will certainly be stopping here again.

Reviewer:Mr. Brian Rabbitts | Mon 19th Sep 2011

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Reviewer:Alan Rowley | Sat 17th Sep 2011

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Room was clean with an excellent view and food was first class. Will stop there again when in the area.

Reviewer:Garry Crabtree | Mon 5th Sep 2011

C2C Stay - Rating 5/5

Stayed here on our C2C trip. Great room, superb food and well kept beer. Would stay again.

Reviewer:Mr. Peter Coles | Sun 4th Sep 2011

Lovely inn - Rating 5/5

Lovely staff made us very welcome.Very dog friendly.Excellent food and beer.Great location for Keswick and Ullswater.Would stay again

Reviewer:Charles Galloway | Sun 4th Sep 2011

September 2011 - Rating 5/5

An excellent stay;good food, hospitality, and welcome. The staff were always helpful without exception.

Reviewer:Mr. Robert Massam | Sun 4th Sep 2011

our stay - Rating 5/5

the food and the service are second to none we were made to feel very welcolme even with 2 dogs

Reviewer:Ms. Anne Porter | Sat 27th Aug 2011

Recommended - Rating 4/5

We stayed here for one night on route to Scotland from the South Coast.When booked over the internet, it is always a risk about what you are going to find on arrival.All our uncertainties were totally unfounded and we found everything about the Troutbeck as we wqould have wishes.The room was spacious, very clean and nice and warm. The en-suite was similar and the whole inn was of a high standard.We had dinner and breakfast in the inn and both were of a high quaslity and brought only positive comments.We moved on very satisfied with our stay and thank all for that.

Reviewer:Stuart Green | Fri 26th Aug 2011

August 2011 - Rating 4/5

We very much enjoyed our 3 night stay at Troutbeck.The food was excellent and the service friendly, courteous and swift.Our room was comfortable with good facilities, but the only drawback was that there was limited hot water supply in the evenings.Troutbeck proved to be the perfect centre for exploring the beautiful surrounding area.

Reviewer:Mrs. Heather Chamberlain | Fri 26th Aug 2011

Lovely stay - Rating 3/5

Had a two nights stay here and we both enjoyed it. Nice clean room. Beautiful surroundings. Food is highly recommend. Pleasant staff. We both would highly recommend staying here.

Reviewer:Mr. Chris Kitchen | Wed 24th Aug 2011

On our way from Scotland to the Isle of Wight - Rating 5/5

We booked the Troutbeck Inn from a search online for dog friendly hotels as we wanted to break our journey from Scotland in Cumbria. The inn was warm and friendly, good room which had comfy bed , was quiet and had everything we needed. Shower was a bit pathetic but this may be water pressure problem. We had a meal at the Inn in the evening which was very good, great menu but quite expensive but the ambiance was good and seems popular with locals as well as guests. Breakfast was lovely, great choice of hot and cold food, perfectly cooked. All in all a great place to stay.

Reviewer:J Taylor | Sun 21st Aug 2011

Excellent - Rating 5/5

Room very clean, comfortable and equipped to good standard.Atmosphere of inn very friendly and relaxing.Staff very efficient to service and needs.Get an excellent 2 course meal for around £20 or just less.Breakfast superb.Highly recommended

Reviewer:Mr. JosephSleightholme | Wed 17th Aug 2011

Great Stay! - Rating 5/5

We had a great one night stay here in August 2011 - lovely room and fantastic dinner. On the coast-to-coast cycle route so a great stop over.

Reviewer:Tessa Ogden | Sun 14th Aug 2011

Our Base for Skiddaw - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck Inn exceeded our expectations in every way. Attentive and helpful staff, an excellent dining experience for three evening meals from an extensive menu with high quality and fresh ingredients and a very comfortable large en suite twin double room, made our stay very enjoyable. We were even offered facilities to dry our walking gear and remove excess mud from thefells on a wet and windy stay. We would highlyrecommend a stay at the Troutbeck Inn. We will begoing again soon! 5 Stars

Reviewer:Dr. ChrisGillespie | Fri 12th Aug 2011

Stay aug 8th and 9th - Rating 5/5

A great place to stay .very good service and an excellent restaurant serving great food.I stayed in the single room which is fine. I will certainly stay again if the opportunity arises - one point would be that for business travellers the breakfast start time of 8.30 is too late to be able to use.

Reviewer:Miss. Juliette Halliday | Wed 10th Aug 2011


We visited the Troutbeck Inn for 2 nights, was a little unsure whether we would hear the busy road behind the hotel, but were very pleased to find you couldn't hear it at all. The rooms were quiet and comfortable and the views were glorious from the bedroom windows. The bar and restaurant areas were cosy and welcoming with a lovely ambience which included candles on all the tables. The food was the best part of the stay, the evening meals in the restaurant were excellent quality not your average pub grub!! The cooked breakfast was really filling with top quality sausages and bacon, not like some places. The staff were very friendly and attentive, overall we would certainly recommend staying here and would go again

Reviewer:Mrs. Carol Baron | Sat 6th Aug 2011

On my own - Rating 5/5

Excellent food, beautiful spot well positioned for days out. Attentive but not intrusive hosts. Clean and well kept. I felt safe here traveling alone. Thank you.

Reviewer:Mrs. Mary Donaldson | Wed 3rd Aug 2011

Overnight stay - Rating 4/5

We found the Troutbeck very welcoming and hospitable. It was extremely good that dogs are allowed in the bar area.We found the room bright and clean with lovely views. The only down point was a slight smell of drains in the bathroom and a slight leak of water from the base of the shower.That did not deter from the lovely stay and the biscuits and tissues put in the room were a pleasing touch.The bed was very comfortable.

Reviewer:Miss. Susan Watson | Tue 2nd Aug 2011

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Spent a lovely 8 days staying in the Saddleback Cottage.Very relaxing with fantastic views from the upstairs lounge.No problem at all with having our 2 border collies indoors with us which made things a whole lot easier. Dined at the Inn 6 nights out of the 8 and the food was fantastic. The portions were very generous and well presented.As a veggie, there was only the 1 choice on the menu but hey no problem, the chef immediately came up with a whole list of options for me, all of which were superb.The Inn does get very very busy at the weekend so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.What would I have liked to have taken home from the lake district? Easily, the chef from the Troutbeck!Hope to visit again some time in the future.

Reviewer:Tom & Margaret Quinn | Fri 29th Jul 2011

Excellent Inn - Rating 5/5

This is a very welcoming and comfortable inn which is well placed for visiting both the Lakes and the Dales.The bar and restaurant areas are very stylishly finished, with log-burning fires (even in summer!).The bedroom was very comfortable and quiet, with modern shower, TV and tea/coffee making facilities and a pleasant south view to the Lake District.I would recommend the Troutbeck Inn most highly and look forward to a future visit.

Reviewer:Dr. Keith Millar | Tue 26th Jul 2011

Troutbeck Treat - Rating 5/5

Really pleased with the room, service and restaurant options. A surprise find between Penrith and Keswick.

Reviewer:Ann & Trevor Plant | Sat 23rd Jul 2011

Charming hotel, great value - Rating 5/5

My husband and I were with three other couples and stayed one night. Our room was very well appointed, quiet and clean, the staff were all very friendly and helpful, we had dinner in the evening and the food was absolutely delicious, as was breakfast next morning. We would all thoroughly recommend this hotel and felt it was great value for what we paid.

Reviewer:Mr. Stephen Baker | Thu 21st Jul 2011

Weekend Break - Rating 5/5

We stayed for 2 nights and everything was excellent.Good rooms, good food and the hospitality was faultless.Would definetely stay here again.

Reviewer:Mrs. SueEades | Mon 18th Jul 2011

Review of stay July 2011 - Rating 5/5

This was a really nice place to stay on day one of our C2C trip. The Inn is obviously fairly recently refurbished and everywhere looked fresh and clean. We had a very nice meal in the bar, definitely a notch or two above just pub-grub. We will recommend this place.

Reviewer:Mr Charles Augarde | Sat 16th Jul 2011

Good break - Rating 4/5

We enjoyed our night, lovely meal and great location for touring the next day.

Reviewer:Annette Thain | Wed 13th Jul 2011

Lakeland Walkers - Rating 4/5

Really nice inn.Friendly and welcoming staff.Food was superb - we ate there all three nights of our stay.Downside - shower a bit weak, after three 10 mile walks would have liked something to scrub the grime off and also somewhere to dry wet kit.Perfect location for us based just on the edge.

Reviewer:Andy New | Mon 11th Jul 2011

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

The troutbeck inn is well positioned to enjoy the northern lakes with the western dales in easy reach.Excellent food and a warm welcome makes the whole experience very enjoyable.

Reviewer:Peter Thomas | Mon 11th Jul 2011

long weekend - Rating 5/5

This is a great place to stay.Lovely atmosphere, very friendly, food fantastic.Overall really good value.

Reviewer:Ms. Sue Moore | Sun 10th Jul 2011

Great Place to Stay - Rating 4/5

On business with my partner travelling along too.Convenient for the M6, quiet location,with a good hostess.Food in the restaurant was excellent - and varied. Room was clean and comfortable.Would stay here again.

Reviewer:Susan Clifton | Fri 8th Jul 2011

First class - Rating 5/5

Lovely room, great food and attentive yet unobtrusive service - exactly what I needed while on business in Keswick.Had to leave before breakfast but the staff went the extra mile to look after me - many thanks

Reviewer:Peter Evea | Fri 8th Jul 2011

Our Stay - Rating 5/5

We had a great time, the Inn was very comfortable and everyone was very friendly and helpful and the food was excelent.We would come again and will recommend it to our friends and family.

Reviewer:Chris Heyliger | Sat 2nd Jul 2011

Little Mell Cottage - Rating 5/5

The accommodation was very good. The cottage facilities were excellent and comfortable with ample parking. The cottage was in easy reach of Ullswater and surrounding places of interest.

Reviewer:Jennifer Cobley | Thu 30th Jun 2011

Our stay - Rating 5/5

We all had a great time. We stayed one night in the pub and then moved to a two bedroom cottage. We had two dogs with us, who where made as welcome as we where. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The food is delicious. An all round enjoyable stay. We would definitely go back.

Reviewer:Mr. Stephen Tegerdine | Tue 28th Jun 2011

Troutbeck Inn, Troutbeck - Rating 5/5

It was an absolute delight to stay at the Troutbeck, the staff were very helpful, friendly and polite, the breakfast was fantastic and there was plenty of it. I would definitely recommend staying here and hope to do so again in the near future. Well done and many thanks to all the staff.

Reviewer:Louise Cooke | Mon 27th Jun 2011

Highly recommended - Rating 5/5

This place is a real find for pet owners looking for a comfortable pet friendly pub/B &B which is above the norm and serves excellent food. Rooms are comfortable with everything you need (even a decent hairdryer), hospitality is good and the food really is excellent.

Reviewer:Mrs. Ann Brown | Mon 27th Jun 2011

Excellent stay again - Rating 5/5

This was my 3rd time staying at the Troutbeck Inn with my dogs.I am always made extremely welcome .. nothing is too much trouble.The food is superb.. the beef bourguignon has to be tried!After a long walk on the hills, you can't beat a pint of Cocker Hoop, sitting in front of their open log fire in a great restaurant..

Reviewer:Mr. Peter Haywood | Sun 26th Jun 2011

Long Weekend Away - Rating 4/5

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a long weekend break and booked to stay in the Little Mel cottage. The rooms in the cottage were comfy, clean and tidy but a little bit basic.We ate one evening in the restaurant and found the food was just amazing.

Reviewer:Mr. Mathew Rimmington | Sun 26th Jun 2011

Lovely weekend - Rating 4/5

The Inn is decorated and furnished in keeping with the age and nature of the building without being old-fashioned or dated.Our room was spacious and very comfortable and clean.The food in the restaurant is superb. The hearty breakfast set us up for the day and our evening meal was delicious.The only problem we had was that the tea/coffee tray was on top of the combination dresser/wardrobe which meant that pouring boiling water was difficult and a bit risky, so we had to move the kettle to the bedside table.The owner and staff are pleasant and helpful, but maybe the barman, whilst very polite, could smile a bit more! -especially when first welcoming guests.

Reviewer:Mrs. Dorothy Carrington | Thu 23rd Jun 2011

Lovely Dinner - Rating 4/5

We stayed one night and were really taken with this place.We had duck pate with date and armangnac chutney and chicken waldorf to start - both delicious.We then both had the fillet of beef on a bed of roasted vegetables and have to say the steak was one of the tastiest we have had and cooked to perfection.Just sorry the Inn is located so far away from our home, else we would eat here regularly.However we would certainly like to stay again when travelling south.

Reviewer:Wilma Lowe | Sat 18th Jun 2011

little mel cottage - Rating 5/5

Roland and myself enjoyed our holiday so much,the accomidation was 1st class and we where able to visit places we have not been to for a number of years,hope to visit again in the near future.

Reviewer:Marlene Hosker | Sat 18th Jun 2011

Troutbeck - Rating 4/5

Great location. Very freindly staff. Food good and well priced. Rooms also very tidy and well presented. The beds are hard (great for me)Would I viist again?yes definately

Reviewer:Russell Obee | Fri 17th Jun 2011

Holiday - Rating 5/5

Excellent service and food, clean comfortable room.

Reviewer:Mrs. Carol Jones | Tue 14th Jun 2011

Warm and inviting - Rating 5/5

The Troutbeck provides an excellent standard of accomodation.From the moment you walk in the door there is a warm and comfortable atmosphere.The evening meal was excellent and rooms clean and well presented. I would definitely stay at the Troutbeck again

Reviewer:Sam Beale | Tue 14th Jun 2011

Very welcoming - Rating 4/5

An excellent stay in a comfortable cottage. It was good to stay in a place that welcomes dogs!We enjoy cooking so our only minor quibble was the apparent lack of some kitchen equipment (eg scales), though we maybe just didn't look hard enough.For dog owners... Walking from the cottage is a bit limited (along roads mostly) but a mile or so along the road to Ullswater, you can walk dogs in the Forestry area (entrance just beyond the 2nd caravan site).

Reviewer:Ms Heather Alexander | Tue 7th Jun 2011

June 2011 stay - Rating 3/5

Lovely old style Inn which had good rooms with staff that are welcoming but not friendly. Bathroom door not closing and a noisy toilet was an annoyance but the room facilities and good bed compensated for it. Food great but car parking limited - got post it note on arrival by neighbour for parking on their private drive - not signed as such!Would stay again as all said and done as it was good value for money.

Reviewer:Ms. Yvonne Probert | Mon 6th Jun 2011

Excellent stay. - Rating 5/5

Cannot fault this place at all. Excellent rooms, clean and well decorated.Good friendly welcome, and the breakfast is to die for! Best breakfast you could get anywhere - but beware if you are a weight watcher! Huge plate full!This is the 2nd time we have stayed and will certainly make a return visit.Christine &Adrian Norcross. Kirkham. Lancs.

Reviewer:Mrs. CHRISTINE NORCROSS | Sun 5th Jun 2011

Good Value - Rating 4/5

Good food and service, comfortable room

Reviewer:Neil Bailey | Sat 4th Jun 2011

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely time, cottage was clean, warm and comfortable. Food at the Troutbeck was lovely, only one point was sometimes we felt a little rushed when eating. As each course was brought out very fast.

Reviewer:Katy Biddle | Fri 3rd Jun 2011

cosy inn, fabulous food - Rating 5/5

We chose to stay here for 4 nights around our son's wedding and were very pleasantly surprised. Everything was spotless but really cosy and comfortable and the food was absolutely scrumptious!And all extremely good value. We will definitely be back! Thankyou for a wonderful stay.

Reviewer:Mr & Mrs Charlie De Graaf | Thu 2nd Jun 2011

Half term Walking holiday - Rating 5/5

The accomodation was perfect for our needs. The food exceeded expectations and was unusual and varied. The bar area relaxed and comfortable. We had a very happy few days staying here.

Reviewer:Julia Hurst | Thu 2nd Jun 2011

Coast to Coast - Rating 4/5

We had a most enjoyable stay, smart, comfortable and just the ticket for walkers doing the Coast to Coast. Whilst it involved a fair bit of driving to position our cars at the start and end of walks, the location was very good. The Food was much enjoyed along with the Jennings real ales.If we were to be picky we would say the showers could do with being a bit more vigorous and a few more smiles from the otherwise helpful and polite staff would have added a little extra to the visit. I certainly plan on returning some time in the future. The Sea bass was amazing and the Pork Loin and the Pasta..............

Reviewer:Mr Cliff Wilson | Thu 2nd Jun 2011

brill - Rating 5/5

Fantastic food and hospitality, Cottage was excellent. Excellent stay

Reviewer:Jackie Slater | Wed 1st Jun 2011

Home From Home - Rating 5/5

Outstanding location, welcoming,extremely comfortable, very dog friendly and the bonus is that the food is superb and service is excellent.Highly recommended. We will certainly be back.

Reviewer:Linda Arnell | Sat 28th May 2011

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Our second stay at The Troutbeck Inn was as delightful as the first. Helpful,friendly staff and the food was fantastic. We will return.

Reviewer:Alan Jones | Fri 27th May 2011

Two Night Stay - Rating 4/5

My husband and I have just spent an enjoyable two night stay.We selected this hotel because of their pet policy and could not fault their services, we had a clean comfortable room and thoroughly enjoyed our two evening meals in the bar. We would recommend the Inn, especially people with pets.

Reviewer:Alison Grosert | Fri 20th May 2011

Blencathra - Rating 5/5

Accommodation was very good and exactly what we wanted. We had a very enjoyable stay as the cottage is in easy reach of the Lakes and towns we wanted to visit. The food in the pub is excellent. I would recommend staying here. We would stay at Blencathra again.

Reviewer:Mr Clive Phelps | Thu 19th May 2011

Accommodating - Rating 5/5

Warm welcome and very helpful as we had to alter our dates twice. Good food and friendly atmosphere, very personal touch.

Reviewer:Mrs. SusanHawkes | Tue 17th May 2011

Very Impressed - Rating 4/5

My wife and I had a very pleasant stay at the Troutbeck Inn with our Border Collie Molly. The room was spacious very clean and comfortable and the food excellant.The location is an ideal base for exploring the Lakes and we will definately stay again in the future.

Reviewer:Mark Stabler | Mon 16th May 2011

Easter Break - Rating 5/5

I selected the Troutbeck Inn purely on the basis that they are 'dogfriendly', the Inn is well maintained and beautifully clean, the rooms are comfortable and have everything I needed, the service is friendly but professional and the food exceptional.I will certainly return

Reviewer:Mrs. Janet Quinn | Mon 25th Apr 2011

short break - Rating 4/5

lovely cottage accommodation.A shame the pub/restaurant is so pricey for drinks &eats.

Reviewer:Cathy Bostock | Sun 24th Apr 2011

Troutbeck inn - Rating 4/5

Attentive and welcoming staff. Very clean. Good selection of products.Complimentary tray well stocked.Food was good quality especially the sausages. Maybe a greater selection of fruit for breakfast would have been nice

Reviewer:Mr. Ian Schofield | Sat 23rd Apr 2011

Nice place to stay - Rating 5/5

Very good food, comfortable room, conveniently on x5 bus route.

Reviewer:Mr. Peter Dain | Sun 17th Apr 2011

Fantastic food - Rating 4/5

A great hidden jewel. The food was fantastic and served on hot plates!Breakfast is the best we have ever had.Staff friendly and helpful.Bedroom was a little tired and in need of a refurb but very clean.Had a very nice weekend.

Reviewer:Mrs Patricia Haigh | Mon 28th Feb 2011

our stay - Rating 5/5

marvelleous food, excellent beer and nice accomodation.All round great stay. we will be back!

Reviewer:Mrs Ohagan | Sun 13th Feb 2011

Fab - Highly recommended - Rating 5/5

We came with another couple for a treat between Christmas and New Year, we had a fab night. The bar area is very cosy but smart - I was so content watching the fire, I could have slept there! The food, wine, beer choice and service all excellent and the same excellence continued with breakfast.We would recommend to anybody and are looking forward to going again.Plenty to do nearby too.

Reviewer:Lynda Wade | Sun 16th Jan 2011

Food heaven - Rating 5/5

Food is brilliant,cannot fault it.Hospitality is very very good.We will be visiting again and again.

Reviewer:Mr Michael Adams | Mon 3rd Jan 2011

fantastic - Rating 5/5

very homely, fantastic food, cant wait for a return visit

Reviewer:Mrs. Janet Shaw | Sun 2nd Jan 2011

A happy new year! - Rating 5/5

OK, the weather could have been better.Hillfog and strong winds kept us off the summit of Skiddaw, and cold and cloud dimmed the Lake District's glories.It was still fantastic:beautiful mountains, easily accessible from the inn, and sumptuous dinners when we returned from walking on the fells.High recommended!

Reviewer:G M Ball | Sun 2nd Jan 2011

New years eve - Rating 5/5

Thank you for a fantastic new year celebration!! Fantastic food, very friendly and attentive team made us feel welcome at all times. Saddleback cottage had everything we needed for a very comfortable stay. 4 adults and 2 dogs all thoroughly enjoyed our stay and hope to return.

Reviewer:Mrs Kelly Holmes | Sun 2nd Jan 2011

xmas 2010 - Rating 5/5

warm and friendly welcome with atmosphere to match. exellent xmas break, could not fault it. many thanks to all the staff

Reviewer:Keith Miller | Sat 1st Jan 2011

Excellent food and accommodation - Rating 4/5

Very nice cottage, very spacious...bed really comfortable!! The food was excellent!!We had a bit of a problem with the water...the main cause, we believe, was the boiler. The water was hot for a few seconds and then cold ...and so on.Staff very nice, helpful and friendly! Acted immediately when we complained about the water.If it was not for the water I would have definitely rate this with 5 starts!!!

Reviewer:Dumitrel Rada | Wed 29th Dec 2010

xmas break - Rating 5/5

Stayed in 2 bed cottage with 2 dogs. Plenty of room for us all in the cottage. Welcome pack was far more than expected, tea, coffee, milk, biscuits. Excellent food best we have had for this type of break. Very good location for all of the northern lakes. We recommend and will be returning.

Reviewer:Mr M Richardson | Wed 29th Dec 2010

good - Rating 4/5

Good value very good food

Reviewer:Mr Rob Parkins | Wed 15th Dec 2010

Three night stay with dog Dec 2010 - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely three night stay.The food here is out of this world.Each meal we had was hot, fantastically tasty and a very pleasing amount. We stayed here with our dog as well.The Inn is ideally situated and we had several good walks. The double room was more than adequate.The only negative thing to say is that it would have been nice to have an open fire in the bar area (there is one in the restarant but we were unable to sit there due to having a dog). Some low music would help the atmostphere and the shower needs updating.Would recommend this Inn, especially for the outstanding food.

Reviewer:Mrs Debbie Moreton | Mon 6th Dec 2010

short breaks at troutbeck inn - Rating 5/5

We have stayed at the troutbeck inn on 3 occasions this year in both the hotel and the cottages. We have been extremely happy with the facilities supplied a friendly service and excellent food.pelase his

Reviewer:Mrs Lorna Torr | Wed 1st Dec 2010

The 40 Year Treat - Rating 4/5

Had a lovely night stopping at the hotel whilst the rest of the family stayed in one of the cottages as they were staying longer.The room was very nice but there were a couple of things that could be improved on, there was no heating in the en-suite and the shower wasn't brilliant, however, this did not in any way spoil our stay as there was an extra heater in the room and I was able to dodge from under the shower when the water went cold!! If you like good food can certainly recommend it, it was fabulous,both breakfast and dinner. The staff were lovely and the log fire in the bar was wonderful, very comforting and cosy. Keswick isn't far and well worth a visit. Well worth a stay and will definitely go again.

Reviewer:Mrs Jan Brian | Sun 28th Nov 2010

Great stay - Rating 4/5

Very comfortable stay.Excellent location and quality.

Reviewer:Mr D Mitchell | Wed 24th Nov 2010

Excellent stay - Rating 5/5

We were made to feel welcome from the moment we arrived and everything about this Inn was excellent. The room was very comfortable, the bar had a warm abience and the food was exceptional. We will certainly be staying here again.

Reviewer:Mr Eric Rothery | Tue 9th Nov 2010

Short Stay Break in Lake District - Rating 5/5

A very pleasant short break.Accommodation double en-suite, and restaurantexcellent.Location very good for access to all Lakes.Highly recommended

Reviewer:Mr Michael Cotterill | Wed 3rd Nov 2010

great few days break - Rating 4/5

Super place very friendly brilliant food comfy rooms we will definitely be back in the new yearThanks everyone we had a great time with you all

Reviewer:Mrs Pam Straughan | Sun 31st Oct 2010

mell cottage - Rating 5/5

Delightful,well furnished,clean and warm cottage.Everything needed for a nice break is here.We will return and recommend to our friends.

Reviewer:Mr & Mrs D Tetlow | Fri 29th Oct 2010

Little mell - Rating 5/5


Reviewer:Miss Leanne Davis | Sat 23rd Oct 2010

Troutbeck Inn - Rating 5/5

Just returned from a stay at the Troutbeck Inn the inn and the food were excellent can reccomend it, we will go back

Reviewer:Mr David Meachum | Thu 21st Oct 2010

Brill stay !!! - Rating 5/5

Brilliant two-day stay. Everyone at the Inn extremely friendly and helpful. Room was very clean and tidy. Evening meals were excellent - varied, interesting menu and beatifully prepared and presented. We look forward to visiting again.

Reviewer:Mr John Ashworth | Fri 8th Oct 2010

lake visit- Rating 5/5

A thoroughly enjoyable stay in first class accomodation the staff were friendly and the rooms were comfortable and to a high standard thank you

Reviewer:Mrs Marlene Hartell | Mon 27th Sep 2010

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